- v form the substance of
Greed and ambition composed his personality
- v write music
Beethoven composed nine symphonies
- v produce a literary work
She composed a poem
- v put together out of existing material
- v calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet
- v make up plans or basic details for
- a serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress
the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage
I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time
- Clijsters stayed composed.
- Mongol or, as I prefer to think of it, Genghis Khan: The Early Years is a big, ponderous epic, its beautifully composed landscape shots punctuated by thundering .
- The score of the musical Coraline is performed by a single musician (with assistance from the cast), but its also composed almost entirely for pianos.
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- Steve Jobs' draft email plays pivotal role in antitrust case
An email composed, but never sent, by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs may prove instrumental in the Justice Department's case that Apple, along with the five largest book publishers, colluded to fix prices for electronic books.
June 19, 2013 - TechWorld
- Music composed for NH's grand hotels revived
PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — More than a century after guests at the Crawford House awoke to the "Breakfast Bell Polka," Plymouth State University is reviving some of the long-lost music composed specifically to entertain guests at New Hampshire's grand hotels and keep them coming back for more.
June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
- Plymouth State project revives polkas, waltzes composed for NH's grand hotels
PLYMOUTH, N.H. — More than a century after guests at the Crawford House awoke to the "Breakfast Bell Polka," Plymouth State University is reviving some of the long-lost music composed specifically to entertain guests at New Hampshire's grand hotels and keep them coming back for more.
June 17, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
- Lindsay Davenport in TSN
She was so emotional and would get down on herself, and now she seems like one of the most composed players on the WTA Tour,said former Wimbledon champion Lindsay Davenport. "For her it was a mental game, and so far it hasn't been a...
- Bulent Arinc in Globe and Mail
I strongly condemn the use of force by Israeli military forces on an aid convoy composed of 32 countries, including Turkey,Mr. Arinc said. "This attack must not remain unanswered."
- Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney Morning Herald
Mr Turnbull said the whole package was "not composed of sufficiently effective measures".