The viewfinder could be popped off so I could hold it low and compose a photo at waist level if the situation got bad.
The charge was to compose a story on it—a story that would justifiably appear on a napkin.
Since Nina Simone did compose much of her most pivotal music, the estate maintains control over its usage.
When a case of the giggles prevented him from delivering the weather, Sajak had to compose himself.
One Miku enthusiast might compose an original song for her using Vocaloid, for example, and then upload it for others to hear.
They write many pretty poems, and compose histories and annals of their own country.
It need hardly be said that in any case it was not Handel's practice to compose his works on an organ.
They compose the story, they represent the human race, and if they fail us we are in sad straits.
A proof of each of the songs that I compose or amend I shall receive as a favour.
Bring her to see me where I lie; and compose my face to greet her.
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," ultimately from Latin ponere "to put, place" (see position (n.)). Meaning influenced in Old French by componere (see composite). Musical sense is from 1590s. Related: Composed; composing.