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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. compose: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. compose: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. compose: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. compose: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. compose: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. compose: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Compose, compose, compose: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. compose: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. compose: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. compose: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. compose: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. compose: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Compose, compose: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. compose: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. compose: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. compose: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Compose: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Compose: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. compose: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. compose: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. compose: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. compose: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. compose: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. compose: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. compose: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. compose: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. compose: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. compose: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. Compose: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  30. compose: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. compose: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. COMPOSE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  3. compose: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. compose: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. compose: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. compose: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. compose: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. COMPOSE: Acronym Finder [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (compose)

verb:  form the substance of ("Greed and ambition composed his personality")
verb:  put together out of existing material
verb:  write music ("Beethoven composed nine symphonies")
verb:  calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet ("She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult")
verb:  draw up the plans or basic details for
verb:  produce a literary work ("She composed a poem")

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Phrases that include compose:   compose your thoughts, passe compose, compose a sonnet, compose key, compose your features/thoughts, more...

Words similar to compose:   indite, write, compile, composed, composing, frame, outline, pen, draw up, more...

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