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Alternative forms[edit]


Perfect passive participle of compōnō.



compositus (feminine composita, neuter compositum); first/second declension

  1. ordered, arranged, regular, matching
  2. composed, compound
  3. calm, sedate


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative compositus composita compositum compositī compositae composita
Genitive compositī compositae compositī compositōrum compositārum compositōrum
Dative compositō compositō compositīs
Accusative compositum compositam compositum compositōs compositās composita
Ablative compositō compositā compositō compositīs
Vocative composite composita compositum compositī compositae composita

Derived terms[edit]



  • compositus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • compositus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • compositus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • at the time agreed on: ad horam compositam
    • (ambiguous) well-ordered, well-brushed hair: capilli compti, compositi (opp. horridi)
    • (ambiguous) an elaborate speech: oratio composita
    • (ambiguous) well-arranged words: verba composita