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comp 1

 (kŏmp)
intr.v. comped, comp·ing, comps
To play a jazz accompaniment, as on a piano or guitar.

[Short for accompany.]

comp 2

 (kŏmp) Informal
n.
1. Something of value, such as a ticket for admission or a book, given free of charge: The first caller to the radio station received four comps to a rock concert.
2. A person who receives something of value free of charge: The audience at the play consisted of 80 paying customers and 20 comps.
tr.v.
1. comped, comp·ing, comps To give (someone) something of value, such as a ticket or a hotel room, free of charge: Each performer was allowed to comp two guests.
2. To give (something of value, such as a ticket or a hotel room) free of charge: The customers' meal was comped after they complained about the service.

[Short for complimentary.]
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