What does composing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. composition, composing(noun)

    the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole

    "harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art"

  2. composing, composition(noun)

    musical creation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Composing

    of Compose

  2. Composing(adj)

    tending to compose or soothe

  3. Composing(adj)

    pertaining to, or used in, composition

Editors Contribution

  1. composing

    Verb form of the word compose.

    Composing the music was easy and simple.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

How to pronounce composing?

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How to say composing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of composing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of composing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of composing in a Sentence

  1. Phyllis McGinley:

    Sometimes I have a notion that what might improve the situation is to have women take over the occupations of government and trade and to give men their freedom. Let them do what they are best at. While we scrawl interoffice memos and direct national or extranational affairs, men could spend all their time inventing wheels, peering at stars, composing poems, carving statues, exploring continents -- discovering, reforming, or crying out in a sacramental wilderness. Efficiency would probably increase, and no one would have to worry so much about the Gaza Strip or an election.

  2. Rebecca West:

    I wonder if we are all wrong about each other, if we are just composing unwritten novels about the people we meet?

  3. Terry Linn:

    Wheat is kind of taking it from all sides here, all things considered, it's doing an OK job of composing itself and not collapsing.

  4. The National, Paris, 1850:

    There is no law against composing music when one has no ideas whatsoever. The music of Wagner, therefore, is perfectly legal

  5. Charles Scribner, Jr.:

    Beyond the formative effects of reading on the individuals composing society, the fact that they have read the same books gives them experiences and ideas in common. These constitute a kind of shorthand of ideas which helps make communication quicker and more efficient. That is what we mean when we say figuratively of another person, We speak the same language.

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