Pronunciation of Compose
/kəmpˈə͡ʊz/, /kəmpˈəʊz/, /k_ə_m_p_ˈəʊ_z/
Synonyms for compose:
Other synonyms and related words:
process, couch, raise, inscribe, haul up, poetize, print, chalk, salve, ghost, make up, author, entrap, put, Re-collect, produce, indite, outline, manufacture, pap, becalm, shoot, dictate, pile up, straighten up, render, set up, script, contain, ensnare, pencil, pen, scrawl, write up, quieten, draw up, retake, configure, make out, frame in, write out, scratch, embarrass, scribble, accumulate, straighten, redraft, drop a line, edit, publish, spell, unload, chronicle, border, capture, note, accommodate, amass, create.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
be part of construction (verb)
calm, bring under control (verb)
quiet, Re-collect, regulate, assuage, soothe, still, arrange, settle, becalm, restrain, appease, lull, ease, contain, moderate, cool, tranquilize, collect, console, allay, soften, control, placate, reconcile, pacify, quell, relax, adjust.
create writing, artwork, or music (verb)
fix, classify, pigeonhole, design, Methodize, marshal, harmonize, settle, frame, rank, mediate, organize, shape, grade, balance, right, integrate, rationalize, plan, set, subordinate, unsnarl, type, sift, establish, schedule, class, schematize, collate, place, regulate, sort, program, unify, form, score, array, stabilize, scheme, adjust, control, normalize, cast, rate, devise, separate, support, maintain, order, group, chart, categorize, arrange, stratify, straighten, screen, structure, systematize, plot, prepare, orchestrate.
Usage examples for compose:
- And it was Mademoiselle Brun who could not settle to her French literature, nor compose her thoughts at all. - "The Isle of Unrest", Henry Seton Merriman.
- Then turning to the old Mademoiselle, " Here, dear lady, take this child away to compose herself, wash the tears off her poor little face, and hurry back, for I am dying of hunger." - "The Idol of Paris", Sarah Bernhardt.
- Compose yourself; such fits of anger is not at all becoming! - "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.