Synonyms of composition


1. composition, composing, placement, arrangement

usage: 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. constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-up, property

usage: the way in which someone or something is composed

3. composition, mixture

usage: a mixture of ingredients

4. musical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of music, music

usage: a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"

5. composing, composition, creating by mental acts

usage: musical creation

6. writing, authorship, composition, penning, verbal creation

usage: the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"

7. typography, composition, printing, printing process

usage: art and technique of printing with movable type

8. composition, paper, report, theme, essay

usage: an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition"

9. composition, creation

usage: something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole; "he envied the composition of their faculty"

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