1. the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole

- harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art

Similar word(s): composing

Definition categories: attribute, arrangement, placement

2. the way in which someone or something is composed

Similar word(s): constitution, makeup

Definition categories: attribute, property

3. a mixture of ingredients

Definition categories: substance, mixture

4. a musical work that has been created

- the composition is written in four movements

Similar word(s): opus, piece

Definition categories: communication, music

5. musical creation

Similar word(s): composing

Definition categories: act

6. the act of creating written works

Similar word(s): authorship, penning, writing

Definition categories: act

7. art and technique of printing with movable type

Similar word(s): typography

Definition categories: communication, printing

8. an essay (especially one written as an assignment)

- he got an A on his composition

Similar word(s): paper, report, theme

Definition categories: communication, essay

9. something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole

- he envied the composition of their faculty

Definition categories: man–made, creation