as in to comprise
to be all the substance of the earth's crust is composed of mostly silicon with several other elements in smaller amounts

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as in to contain
to gain emotional or mental control of she took a deep breath and composed herself

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“Compose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compose. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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