Student Thesaurus

One entry found for composition.
Entry Word: composition
Function: noun
Text: 1 a literary, musical, or artistic production <the compositions of Michelangelo include the dome of St. Peter's, the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and his monumental statue of David>
Synonyms opus, piece, work
Related Words classic, magnum opus, masterpiece, pièce de résistance, showpiece; model, outline, sketch; étude
2 a short piece of writing done as a school exercise <a teacher who is fond of having her class write compositions>
Synonyms paper, theme
Related Words article, essay, story
3 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged <student photographers learn the importance of composition in creating striking images>
Synonyms arrangement, configuration, design, form, format, layout, makeup, pattern
Related Words motif, theme
4 a short piece of writing typically expressing a point of view <submitted a composition to the local newspaper> -- see ESSAY 1