to compose again; reconstitute; rearrange.
to restore to composure or calmness.
- re·com·po·si·tion [ree-kom-puh-zish-uhn], /ˌri kɒm pəˈzɪʃ ən/, noun
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How to use recompose in a sentence
The face itself does not vanish, or but decomposes to recompose.The Browning Cyclopdia | Edward Berdoe
To restore it is to annihilate the work of centuries, to recompose an ordinary pastiche with no clat.How France Built Her Cathedrals | Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
Mrs. Chiverton was sorry; perhaps a walk in the park would recompose the little man.The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax | Harriet Parr
As with the overture, Rossini did not attempt to recompose this number either.The Complete Opera Book | Gustav Kobb
But the maid was back before she was able to recompose herself.The Tigress | Anne Warner
British Dictionary definitions for recompose
to restore to composure or calmness
to arrange or compose again; reform
- recomposition (ˌriːkɒmpəˈzɪʃən), noun
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