Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section III. Quantity
4. Concrete Quantity

54. Composition.

   NOUN:COMPOSITION, constitution; crasis, synizesis, synæresis or syneresis; confection [rare], synthesis, compaction [rare], make, make-up; combination [See Combination]; inclusion, admission, comprehension, reception; embodiment; formation.
  AUTHORSHIP, compilation, composition, recueil [F.], production, inditing or inditement, conflation, invention; writing [See Writing].
  HYMNODY, hymnology, instrumentation; opus, aria (music) [See Music].
  PAINTING, scenography, etching, design (painting) [See Painting and Black and White]; relief, relievo (sculpture) [See Sculpture].
  TYPESETTING, typography (printing) [See Printing].
   VERB:BE COMPOSED OF, be made of, be formed of, be made up of; consist of, be resolved into.
  INCLUDE &c. (in a class) [See Inclusion]; contain, hold, comprehend take in, admit, embrace, embody; involve, implicate; drag into; synthesize.
  COMPOSE, constitute, form, make; make up, fill up, build up; fabricate, weave, construct; compile, redact, collate, dash off, address, indite, score, scribble, draw, write; set (in printing); enter into the composition of &c. (be a component) [See Component].
   ADJECTIVE:containing, constituting &c. v.