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verb comp pronunciation in British English /kɒmp/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycomp
he/she/itcomps
present participlecomping
past tensecomped
past participlecomped

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  1. to give someone something without them having to pay for it

    The hotel comped me the entire meal.

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