What is the meaning of compose?

verb

  • Form the substance of.
    • usage: "Greed and ambition composed his personality"
  • Write music.
    • usage: "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
  • Produce a literary work.
    • usage: "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
  • Put together out of existing material.
    • usage: "compile a list"
  • Calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet.
    • usage: "She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"
  • Make up plans or basic details for.
    • usage: "frame a policy"
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APAWordNet. (2010). compose. Retrieved October 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/compose/definitions/1266901
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "compose" http://smartdefine.org/compose/definitions/1266901 (accessed October 18, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, compose, Smart Define, viewed 18 October, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/compose/definitions/1266901>.
MLAWordNet. "compose" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 October 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/compose/definitions/1266901>
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