Definition of composition


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • composition is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 17 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • composition is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 21 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of composition

  • an essay (especially one written as an assignment) (noun)

    Examples

    1. he got an A on his composition

    Synonyms

    1. paper
    2. report
    3. theme

  • art and technique of printing with movable type (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. typography

  • a musical work that has been created (noun)

    Examples

    1. the composition is written in four movements

    Synonyms

    1. musical composition
    2. opus
    3. piece
    4. piece of music

  • the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole (noun)

    Examples

    1. harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art

    Synonyms

    1. composing

  • the way in which someone or something is composed (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. constitution
    2. make-up
    3. makeup
    4. physical composition

  • the act of creating written works (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. authorship
    2. penning
    3. writing

  • musical creation (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. composing

  • a mixture of ingredients (noun)

  • something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole (noun)

    Examples

    1. he envied the composition of their faculty

See definition of composition in Merriam Webster