compose in French and example sentences

compose in French

Pronunciation
v. composer (un poème, une musique); constituer, arranger

compose in English

Pronunciation
[composé] adj. compound, mixed; made up of, composed of

Example Sentences

He composed, with these pieces of ice, letters and sometimes entire words.
Il composait, avec ces morceaux de glace, des lettres et parfois des mots entiers.
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His entire fortune now composed of not more than the deposit at Barings, and this twenty thousand pounds he owed to his colleagues of the Reform Club.
Sa fortune ne se composait plus que des vingt mille livres déposées chez Baring frères, et ces vingt mille livres, il les devait à ses collègues du Reform-Club.
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In this moment, he was endeavouring to compose the word Eternity.
Il cherchait en ce moment à composer let mot Eternité.
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Passepartout went upon the stage, and took his place beside his colleagues who were to compose the base of the Cart of Juggernaut.
Passepartout entra en scène, et vint se ranger avec ceux de ses collègues qui devaient figurer la base du Char de Jaggernaut.
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Phileas Fogg, self-composed, as if the judgment did not in the least concern him, did not even raise his eyebrows.
Phileas Fogg, aussi maître de lui que si cette condamnation ne l’eût pas concerné, n’avait pas même froncé le sourcil.
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The crew of the Tankadere was composed of master John Bunsby, and four other men.
L’équipage de la Tankadère se composait du patron John Bunsby et de quatre hommes.
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A musician friend of mine gave an impromptu performance of a piece he had just finished composing.
Un ami musicien à moi donnait une représentation impromptue d'un morceau qu'il venait de finir de composer.
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All life is based on chemistry and all living things are composed of chemical compounds.
Toute la vie est basée sur la chimie et tous les êtres vivants sont constitués de composés chimiques.
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Ammonia's molecule is composed of four atoms.
La molécule d'ammoniac est composée de quatre atomes.
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Bronze is composed of copper and tin.
Le bronze est composé de cuivre et d'étain.
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Curry powder is composed of several spices.
Le curry est composé d'épices variées.
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During my sabbatical, I composed a fugue and domesticated a robin.
Pendant mon année sabbatique j'ai composé une fugue et domestiqué un rouge-gorge.
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For a long time society was strongly hierarchal and unequal, primarily composed of peasants. The most backward, impoverished population, were crushed by the weight of the taxes, wars, and famines.
Il y a longtemps, la société était fortement hiérarchisée et inégalitaire, et la partie la plus pauvre de la population, arriérée, composée principalement par des paysans, était écrasée sous le poids des impôts, des guerres et des famines.
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He composes beautiful poems.
Il compose de beaux poèmes.
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How many symphonies did Beethoven compose?
Combien de symphonies Beethoven a-t-il écrites ?
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Matter is composed chiefly of nothing.
La matière est principalement constituée de vide.
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She composed herself before speaking.
Elle se calma avant de parler.
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Society is composed of individuals.
La société est composée d'individus.
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The Korean vocabulary is composed of three components: native words, Sino-Korean words and loanwords.
Le vocabulaire coréen se compose de trois ensembles : les mots originaux, les mots sino-coréens et les emprunts.
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The scientific theory I like the best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost luggage.
La théorie scientifique que j'aime le plus est que les anneaux de Saturne sont entièrement composés de bagages perdus.
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Synonyms for compose
1. constitute: comprise, make up, consist of, belong to
2. create: design, synthesise, synthesize, combine, draft, forge, originate, consolidate
3. arrange: order, align, rank, array, place, adjust, organise, organize
4. write: score, invent, conceive, imagine, author, coin, program
5. control: calm, quiet, still, collect
6. set type: set, make up
Verb forms for compose
Present participle: composing
Present: compose (3.person: composes)
Past: composed
Future: will compose
Present conditional: would compose
Present Perfect: have composed (3.person: has composed)
Past Perfect: had composed
Future Perfect: will have composed
Past conditional: would have composed