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See definition of composition on Dictionary.com
  • nounstructure, arrangement
  • nounwritten or musical creation

synonyms for composition

  • architecture
  • balance
  • beauty
  • configuration
  • content
  • design
  • distribution
  • formation
  • harmony
  • layout
  • rhythm
  • style
  • agreement
  • combination
  • concord
  • consonance
  • constitution
  • form
  • makeup
  • proportion
  • relation
  • spacing
  • symmetry
  • weave
  • placing
See also synonyms for: compositions

antonyms for composition

MOST RELEVANT
  • disproportion
  • imbalance
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • unevenness
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How to use composition in a sentence

He was the most distinguished representative of the English school of composition, and was knighted in 1842.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
When he plays a sonata it is as if the composition rose from the dead and stood transfigured before you.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Of writing he knew little and the art of composition appeared very difficult.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The countess-dowager was not very adroit at spelling and composition, whether French or English, as you observe.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Tausig, in my opinion, did possess exceptional genius in composition, though he left but few works behind him to attest it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Yet, take him for all in all, John Mathieson was a fine man with nothing small in his composition.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Indeed, I do not think that Coleridge made any alteration in the poem since its composition in 1797 and 1800.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
They have been divided into three great classes, of widely different properties, composition, and functions.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Its chemical composition is unknown, but it is nitrogenous, and is believed to be produced by the decomposition of gluten.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
The composition of animal caseine differs from this principally in the amount of carbon.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPOSITION

  • adaptation
  • compliance
  • composition
  • compromise
  • conformity
  • fifty-fifty deal
  • fitting
  • modification
  • reconciliation
  • settlement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.