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compose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of compose

  1. 1 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form composed a statement on this hot-button issue that managed to satisfy absolutely no one Synonyms of compose cast, craft, draft, draw up, formulate, frame, prepare Words Related to compose fabricate, fashion, form, mold, sculpture, shape; couch, express, phrase, state, verbalize, word; author, indite, pen, write; conceive, concoct, devise; build, construct, make; assemble, compound, piece (together); redraft, reformulate, reframe Phrases put together

  2. 2 to be all the substance of the earth's crust is composed of mostly silicon with several other elements in smaller amounts Synonyms of compose constitute, comprise, form, make upWords Related to compose embody, epitomize, incarnate, incorporate, integrate, materialize, personify, substantiate; complement, complete, supplement; fill (out), flesh (out)

  3. 3 to free from distress or disturbance the first order of business was to compose the injured pedestrian Synonyms of compose becalm, calm, lull, lullaby, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], salve, settle, soothe, still, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Words Related to compose appease, conciliate, hush, mollify, pacify, placate; allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, lay, mitigate, quell, relax, relieve, solace; narcotize, sedate, stupefyNear Antonyms of compose aggravate, heighten, intensify; arouse, excite, foment, incite, rouse, stir (up), work upAntonyms of compose agitate, discompose, disquiet, disturb, key (up), perturb, upset, vex

  4. 4 to gain emotional or mental control of she took a deep breath and composed herself Synonyms of compose calm, collect, contain, control, re-collect, settleWords Related to compose hold back, restrain; rally, recover; lull, quiet, soothe, still, tranquilize (also tranquillize)



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