recompose

[ ree-kuhm-pohz ]

verb (used with object),re·com·posed, re·com·pos·ing.
  1. to compose again; reconstitute; rearrange.

  2. to restore to composure or calmness.

Origin of recompose

1
First recorded in 1605–15; re- + compose

Other words from recompose

  • re·com·po·si·tion [ree-kom-puh-zish-uhn], /ˌri kɒm pəˈzɪʃ ən/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for recompose

recompose

/ (ˌriːkəmˈpəʊz) /


verb(tr)
  1. to restore to composure or calmness

  2. to arrange or compose again; reform

Derived forms of recompose

  • recomposition (ˌriːkɒmpəˈzɪʃən), noun

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