Pronunciation of Compose
/kəmpˈə͡ʊz/, /kəmpˈə‍ʊz/, /k_ə_m_p_ˈəʊ_z/

Antonyms for compose:

disturb, agitate.

Synonyms for compose:

Sense 1

dictate, tear off, scrawl, jot, edit, photograph, embarrass, ghost, inscribe, pencil, configure, copy down, copy out, redraft, chronicle.

Sense 2

write in, mark down, take down, run off, write up, script, set down, accommodate, write down.

Sense 3

make up, get down, sing, pap, write out, scribble, sensitize, chalk, zoom.

Sense 4

contain, contribute, document, author.

Sense 5

unload, retake, produce, simmer, expose.

Sense 6

focus, print, put down, blow up.

Sense 7

capture, process.

Sense 8

report, scratch, snap, note.

Sense 9


Sense 13

come out.


becalm, quieten.


make up.


pencil, profiling.

draw up

write out.




run off.








write down, scribble, drop a line, write up, chalk.

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)

make up.

Sense 2 (noun)

note, set down, copy down, get down.

Sense 3 (noun)

author, produce, create.

Sense 4 (noun)

capture, pap, come out, blow up, photograph, focus, expose.

Sense 6 (noun)


Sense 8 (noun)


compose (noun)

draw up, pen, frame, compile, write, outline, indite.

be part of construction (verb)

make up, compound, fashion, comprise, form, constitute, construct, build, make.

calm (verb)

still, appease, placate, assuage, quell, console, lull, allay, sedate.

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.

collect (verb)

band, aggregate, collect, assemble, mix, bunch.

combine (verb)

brew, fuse, concoct, blend, infuse, compound, combine, incorporate, amalgamate, conglomerate.

compose (verb)

invent, embrace, embody, include, compile.

create (verb)

grind out.

create writing, artwork, or music (verb)

devise, ghost, orchestrate, fabricate, design, put down, produce, author, write, formulate, draw up, score, invent, cast, ghostwrite, scribble, frame, script, poetize, set up, pen, indite.

creation (verb)


include (verb)

envelop, encompass, comprise, marry, enmesh, entangle, involve, wed.

moderate (verb)

cool, ease, pacify, soothe, subdue, tranquilize, alleviate, restrain, calm, moderate, abate, soften, quiet, relax.

order (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.

pacify (verb)

mollify, defuse, conciliate, relieve, ebb, hush, reconcile, smooth.

prepare (verb)

dress, develop, draft, fabricate, furnish, prime, equip, make, curry, ready, formulate, fit, mobilize, foster, outfit, construct, fashion.

produce (verb)

put forth.

structure (verb)

build, constitute.

write (verb)

ghostwrite, transcribe, portray, correspond, write, rewrite, record.

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