Translation of "compose" - English-Spanish dictionary

compose

verb uk /kəmˈpəʊz/ (present participle composing, past tense and past participle composed)
be composed of something

If something is composed of other things, it has those things in it

estar compuesto por algo
The committee is composed of three men and six women.

to write a piece of music, a poem, etc.

componer

(Translation of “compose” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

compose

verb /kəmˈpəuz/

to form by putting parts together

componer
The word ’cat’ is composed of three letters.

to write (eg music, poetry etc)

componer
Mozart began to compose when he was six years old.

to control (oneself) after being upset

calmarse, serenarse
She took a moment to compose herself before beginning her speech.
composed adjective

(of people) quiet and calm

sereno, tranquilo
She looked quite composed.
composer noun

a writer, especially of a piece of music

compositor
a classical composer.
composition /kompəˈziʃən/ noun

something composed, eg music

composición
His latest composition is a piano concerto.

the act of composing

composición
the technical difficulties of composition.

an essay written as a school exercise

redacción
The children had to write a composition about their holiday.

the parts of which a thing is made

composición
Have you studied the composition of the chemical?
composure /-ʒə/ noun

calmness

calma, compostura
I admired her composure while under pressure.

(Translation of “compose” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)