Recompose
Recompose Re`com*pose" (-p?z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recomposed} (-p?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Recomposing}.] [Pref. re- + compose: cf. F. recomposer.] 1. To compose again; to form anew; to put together again or repeatedly. [1913 Webster]

The far greater number of the objects presented to our observation can only be decomposed, but not actually recomposed. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

2. To restore to composure; to quiet anew; to tranquilize; as, to recompose the mind. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • recompose — [rē΄kəm pōz′] vt. recomposed, recomposing 1. to compose again; rearrange, recombine, or reconstitute 2. to restore to composure recomposition [rē΄käm΄pə zish′ən] n …   English World dictionary

  • recompose — transitive verb Date: 1611 1. to compose again ; rearrange 2. to restore to composure • recomposition noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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