compose in English 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

Tout ce que vous composez, c’est ce numéro.
All that you dial is this number.
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Il composait, avec ces morceaux de glace, des lettres et parfois des mots entiers.
He composed, with these pieces of ice, letters and sometimes entire words.
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Il avait dans les mains quelques-uns de ces morceaux de glace plats et réguliers dont la surface du lac était composée.
He had in his hands several of these flat and regular pieces of ice – which made up the surface of the lake.
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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.
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.
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J’ai composé ce numéro.
I have dialled the number.
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Il cherchait en ce moment à composer let mot Eternité.
In this moment, he was endeavouring to compose the word Eternity.
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La sangria est une boisson vraiment délicieuse, elle se compose de vin, de citron, de fruits frais, de cannelle,…
Sangría is a delicious drink, it is made with wine, lemon, fresh fruits, cinnamon…
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L’équipage de la Tankadère se composait du patron John Bunsby et de quatre hommes.
The crew of the Tankadere was composed of master John Bunsby, and four other men.
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Le passé composé est conjugué avec le verbe avoir et le verbe être.
The present-perfect tense is conjugated with the verb ‘to have’ and the verb ‘to be’.
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Le passé composé n’est pas conjugué qu’avec le verbe avoir.
The present-perfect tense is not only conjugated with the verb ‘to have’.
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Cette narration devenant un peu longue, et le public ne se composa plus que d’une vingtaine de personnes.
The story became a little long, and the audience was soon reduced to twenty passengers.
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Voilà le numéro que j’ai composé.
This is the number that I have dialled.
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Pour être honnête, je les aime tous, mais je me souviendrai à jamais de ma première tajine, dans les montagnes de l’Atlas, qui était composée d’agneau ;
To be honest, I like them all, but I will always remember my first one, on that first night in the Grand Atlas Mountains, which was made with lamb;
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Tu sais aussi composer un breuvage qui donne la force de douze hommes.
You also know how to create a potion that gives someone the strength of twelve men.
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Vous ne composez que ce numéro.
You just dial this number.
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Vous devez composer le numéro.
You need to dial the number.
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Vous composerez le numéro.
You will dial the number.
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Vous composeriez le numéro.
You would dial the number.
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Le bento est un petit repas composé de riz bouilli et d’algues, que l’on vend dans des boîtes de bois blanc.
A bento is a small meal made of boiled rice and seaweed, that is sold in cheap wooden boxes.
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Une chaîne se compose de nombreux maillons.
A chain is made up of many links.
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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