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Definitions of compose:
  • verb:   form the substance of
    Example: "Greed and ambition composed his personality"
  • verb:   put together out of existing material
  • verb:   write music
    Example: "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
  • verb:   calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet
    Example: "She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"
  • verb:   draw up the plans or basic details for
  • verb:   produce a literary work
    Example: "She composed a poem"

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See compose used in context: 23 poetry verses, 2 Shakespeare works, 29 definitions

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