- vt. 构成；写作；使平静；排…的版
- vi. 组成；作曲；排字
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1. com- "together" + pos- + -e.
2. 含义："put together, arrange, write" a work.
3. com- "intensive prefix" + pos- (paus-) + -e.
com-, 强调。-pos, 放置，词源同opponent, position. 即放在一起的。
- compose:  Etymologically, compose means simply ‘put together’; it comes, via Old French composer, from compos-, the perfect stem of Latin compōnere, a compound verb formed from the prefix com- ‘with’ and pōnere ‘place, put’, source of English position. Amongst its many descendants and derivatives are compound, component  (from the Latin present participle compōnent-), composite  (from the Latin past participle compositus), and compost  (which originally meant ‘stewed fruit’, like the later-borrowed compote ).
=> component, composite, compost, compote, compound, position
- compose (v.)
- c. 1400, compousen, from Old French composer "put together, arrange, write" a work (12c.), from com- "with" (see com-) + poser "to place," from Late Latin pausare "to cease, lay down" (see pause (n.)). Meaning influenced in Old French by componere (see composite; also see pose (v.)). Musical sense is from 1590s. Related: Composed; composing.
- 1. They must each compose a poem in strict alliterative metre.
- 2. Protein molecules compose all the complex working parts of living cells.
- 3. Most software programs allow you to compose emails offline.
- 4. Cale also uses electronic keyboards to compose.
- 5. Ten men compose the committee.
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