vb. To form by putting together two or more things or parts; to put together; to make up; to fashion. To form the substance of, or part of the substance of; to constitute. To construct by mental labor; to design and execute, or put together, in a manner involving the adaptation of forms of expression to ideas, or to the laws of harmony or proportion; as, to compose a sentence, a sermon, a symphony, or a picture.
- To dispose in proper form; to reduce to order; to put in proper state or condition; to adjust; to regulate.
- To free from agitation or disturbance; to tranquilize; to soothe; to calm; to quiet.
- (Print.) To arrange (types) in a composing stick in order for printing; to set.
- vb. To come to terms.