Re`com*pose" (-p?z"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recomposed (-p?zd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Recomposing.] [Pref. re- + compose: cf. F. recomposer.]
To compose again; to form anew; to put together again or repeatedly.
The far greater number of the objects presented to our observation can only be decomposed, but not actually recomposed.
Sir W. Hamilton.
To restore to composure; to quiet anew; to tranquilize; as, to recompose the mind.
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