[v] draw up the plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"
[v] put together out of existing material; "compile a list"
[v] produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
[v] write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
[v] calm (someone, esp. oneself); make quiet; "She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"
[v] form the substance of; "Greed and ambition composed his personality"