Comp

Comp

[komp]
Comp is an abbreviation that may refer to:

In music:

  • Accompaniment, also specifically in jazz known as comping
  • Compilation album, a collection of music by different artists
  • The assembly of a composite vocal (or other solo) track from a collection of different takes

In business and finance:

  • Comparable company analysis in corporate finance or investment banking
  • Comparables in real estate
  • Comp Sales or Comparable Store Sales or Same-Store Sales or Comp-Store: a measurement of productivity in revenue used to compare this year's sales in a given retail store to sales of the same period last year.

Comp may also refer to:

  • complimentary items, generally something of value, such as a ticket to an event, that is given free or without additional charge; a particular example of this is the casino comps, such as free hotel rooms and food, given away by casinos to gamblers
  • Cartilage oligomeric matrix protein
  • Composition studies, the professional field of writing instruction, especially at the college level in the United States
  • A comprehensive school, the prominent type of school in the United Kingdom, catering for students of all abilities
  • Comprehensive layout, in advertising, the layout of a proposed design as initially presented by the company to a client
  • Workers' compensation or Workers' comp, financial compensation for work-related injuries of employees, in particular compensation of loss of wages, sometimes also for medical costs
  • Companions, in the Christian Church; when the term Comp. follows the name of a Christian saint it denotes the fact that the named saint had companions who were also made saints due to their close association with the named saint and their actions at the time of the act or acts for which the sainthood was attained
  • Computer, among users of computer and online games, usually in combination with various other words, e.g. "comp games", "comp chat", "comp gamers", etc.
  • The comp.* hierarchy, a major class of newsgroups in Usenet
  • Composite, as in the comp cards used by models, actors and their agencies
  • Comparable-store sales, also known as same-store sales, used to figure a company's brand worth and the increasing revenues of stores.
  • A comprehensive examination
  • A recoil compensator on a firearm
  • An Internet or mail-in competition or sweepstakes. The hobby of entering these contests is known as "comping"
  • Comp, the abbreviation for the orchid genus ComparettiaComps is the name or part of the name of several communes in France:
  • Comps, Drôme, in the Drôme department
  • Comps, Gard, in the Gard department
  • Comps, Gironde, in the Gironde department
  • Comps-la-Grand-Ville, in the Aveyron department
  • Comps-sur-Artuby, in the Var department

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