What does Composite mean?

Definitions for Compositekəmˈpɒz ɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Composite.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. complex, composite(noun)

    a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts

    "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town"

  2. composite, composite plant(adj)

    considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers

  3. composite(adj)

    consisting of separate interconnected parts

  4. composite(adj)

    of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Compositae


  1. composite(Noun)

    A mixture of different components.

  2. composite(Noun)

    A structural material that gains its strength from a combination of complementary materials.

  3. composite(Noun)

    A plant belonging to the family Compositae.

  4. composite(Noun)

    A function of a function.

  5. composite(Noun)

    A drawing, photograph, or the like, that combines several separate pictures or images.

  6. composite(Verb)

    To make a composite.

    I composited an image using computer software.

  7. composite(Adjective)

    Made up of multiple components; compound or complex.

  8. composite(Adjective)

    Being a mixture of Ionic and Corinthian styles.

  9. composite(Adjective)

    Not prime; having factors.

  10. composite(Adjective)

    Being a member of the Asteraceae family (formerly known as Compositae).

  11. Origin: From composite, from compositus, past participle of componere ‘put together’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Composite(verb)

    made up of distinct parts or elements; compounded; as, a composite language

  2. Composite(verb)

    belonging to a certain order which is composed of the Ionic order grafted upon the Corinthian. It is called also the Roman or the Italic order, and is one of the five orders recognized by the Italian writers of the sixteenth century. See Capital

  3. Composite(verb)

    belonging to the order Compositae; bearing involucrate heads of many small florets, as the daisy, thistle, and dandelion

  4. Composite(noun)

    that which is made up of parts or compounded of several elements; composition; combination; compound

  5. Origin: [L. compositus made up of parts, p. p. of componere. See Compound, v. t., and cf. Compost.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Composite' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3476


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Composite in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Composite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Vinson:

    We've very help this composite could be the thing that prompts someone to come forward.

  2. Sandy Villere:

    I don't think Nasdaq Composite is overvalued at this point. I'm just looking for tech companies that dominate a niche, and this niche is growing.

  3. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley:

    One of the most important decisions in relation to the investment is the introduction of composite caps for simplification of foreign direct investments.

  4. Stephen Covey:

    Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character

  5. Solvay Chief Executive Jean-Pierre Clamadieu:

    The composite market in the aerospace sector is growing by about 10 percent per year, we are confident Cytec is well positioned to benefit from this growth.

Images & Illustrations of Composite

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Translations for Composite

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • сложен, комбиниран, сложноцветен, смес, композит, комбинация, съставенBulgarian
  • zusammengesetztGerman
  • compuestoSpanish
  • liit-Estonian
  • همساختهPersian
  • yhdistetty, komposiitti, koostaa, yhdistelmämateriaali, seka-, jaollinen, mykerökukkainen, yhdistää, roomalainen, sekoitus, yhdistelmäfunktio, yhdistelmäFinnish
  • composerFrench
  • covestaghManx
  • פריק, מורכבHebrew
  • gabunganIndonesian
  • þættanlegur, samsetturIcelandic
  • compositumLatin
  • hiatoMāori
  • sammensatt, komposittNorwegian
  • compus, alcătuit, compoziție, amestec, multipluRomanian
  • смешанный, составной, сложный, композитный, сложноцветныйRussian
  • 综合Chinese

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