n. 25B6; noun
the composition of the council : MAKE-UP, constitution, configuration, structure, formation, form, framework, fabric, anatomy, organization; informal set-up.
a literary composition : WORK (OF ART), creation, opus, oeuvre, piece, arrangement.
the composition of a poem : WRITING, creation, formulation, invention, concoction, compilation.
a school composition : ESSAY, paper, study, piece of writing; N. Amer. theme.
the composition of the painting : ARRANGEMENT, disposition, layout; proportions, balance, symmetry.
an adhesive composition : MIXTURE, compound, amalgam, blend, mix.