re·​com·​pose | \ ˌrē-kəm-ˈpōz How to pronounce recompose (audio) \
recomposed; recomposing; recomposes

Definition of recompose

transitive verb

1 : to compose again : rearrange
2 : to restore to composure

Other Words from recompose

recomposition \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌkäm-​pə-​ˈzi-​shən How to pronounce recompose (audio) \ noun

Examples of recompose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Technology will accomplish for standardized education content what CRISPR does for DNA sequences – atomizing the key elements in order to recompose them in more relevant and personalized ways. John Kao, Forbes, 8 June 2022 Automation will recompose the home’s interface to the urban exterior. Quartz Staff, Quartz, 30 June 2020 Perdomo did not have much time to recompose himself. Dennis Lin,, 22 July 2017 The Gators don’t have much time to recompose themselves after an exciting victory. Nick Krueger, ajc, 20 Sep. 2017 Hobbling, slumping, the poor young woman stopped at several points along the way to find balance and recompose herself. Guy Trebay, New York Times, 7 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of recompose

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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14 Jun 2022

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“Recompose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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