Definition of compose. Meaning of compose. Synonyms of compose
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Definition of compose
ComposeCompose Com*pose", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Composed; p. pr. &
vb. n. Composing.] [F. composer; com- + poser to place. The
sense is that of L. componere, but the origin is different.
See Pose, v. t.]
1. To form by putting together two or more things or parts;
to put together; to make up; to fashion.
Zeal ought to be composed of the highest degrees of
all pious affection. --Bp. Sprat.
2. To form the substance of, or part of the substance of; to
Their borrowed gold composed The calf in Oreb.
A few useful things . . . compose their intellectual
possessions. --I. Watts.
3. To construct by mental labor; to design and execute, or
put together, in a manner involving the adaptation of
forms of expression to ideas, or to the laws of harmony or
proportion; as, to compose a sentence, a sermon, a
symphony, or a picture.
Let me compose Something in verse as well as prose.
The genius that composed such works as the
``Standard' and ``Last Supper'. --B. R.
4. To dispose in proper form; to reduce to order; to put in
proper state or condition; to adjust; to regulate.
In a peaceful grave my corpse compose. --Dryden.
How in safety best we may Compose our present evils.
5. To free from agitation or disturbance; to tranquilize; to
soothe; to calm; to quiet.
Compose thy mind; Nor frauds are here contrived, nor
force designed. --Dryden.
6. (Print.) To arrange (types) in a composing stick in order
for printing; to set (type).
Compose Com*pose", v. i.
To come to terms. [Obs.] --Shak.
Meaning of compose from wikipedia
- see also : compose
key , a key on a computer
- date april
2010 in the development
of european classical music
, the function
of composing music initially
did not have much greater
- if composed before being
can be performed
from memory, through written musical notation
, or through
much of the letterpress
era , moveable
type was composed
by hand for each page . cast metal sorts
- for instance, the functions
f: x → y and g: y → z can be composed
of g when it has an argument
of f(x) instead
- a compose
on some computer keyboard
s, is a special
kind of modifier
- date december
2009 the term composition
com- 'with' and ponere
'to place'), in written
to the collective
- the ability
to easily compose functions encourages factoring
(breaking apart) functions
and code reuse
- passé composé (pase kɔ̃pɔze, compound
past) is the most commonly
used past tense
in the modern french language
. it is used to express
- poetic champions compose
is the seventeenth studio album
by northern irish
singer-songwriter van morrison
in 1987 on mercury