Definitions for Constitutionalˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•sti•tu•tion•alˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu-(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the constitution of a state, organization, etc.

    Category: Government

  2. subject to the provisions of such a constitution:

    a constitutional monarchy.

    Category: Government

  3. provided by, in accordance with, or not prohibited by such a constitution:

    the constitutional powers of the president; a constitutional law.

    Category: Government

  4. belonging to or inherent in the character or makeup of a person's body or mind:

    a constitutional weakness for sweets.

  5. pertaining to the constitution or composition of a thing; essential.

  6. beneficial to one's constitution; healthful:

    constitutional exercise.

  7. (n.)a walk or other mild exercise taken for the benefit of one's health.

Origin of constitutional:

1675–85

Princeton's WordNet

  1. constitutional(adj)

    a regular walk taken as a form of exercise

  2. constitutional(adj)

    of benefit to or intended to benefit your physical makeup

    "constitutional walk"

  3. constitutional(adj)

    sanctioned by or consistent with or operating under the law determining the fundamental political principles of a government

    "the constitutional right of free speech"; "constitutional government"; "constitutional guarantees"

  4. built-in, constitutional, inbuilt, inherent, integral(adj)

    existing as an essential constituent or characteristic

    "the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity"; "a constitutional inability to tell the truth"

  5. constituent(a), constitutional, constitutive(a), organic(adj)

    constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. constitutional(adjective)ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu-

    allowed according to a country's constitution

    Is the decision constitutional?

  2. constitutionalˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu-

    relating to a country's constitution

    constitutional changes

Wiktionary

  1. constitutional(Noun)

    A walk that is taken regularly for good health and wellbeing.

  2. constitutional(Adjective)

    Relating to the constitution

    ...a constitutional right.

  3. constitutional(Adjective)

    Conforming to the constitution.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constitutional(adj)

    belonging to, or inherent in, the constitution, or in the structure of body or mind; as, a constitutional infirmity; constitutional ardor or dullness

  2. Constitutional(adj)

    in accordance with, or authorized by, the constitution of a state or a society; as, constitutional reforms

  3. Constitutional(adj)

    regulated by, dependent on, or secured by, a constitution; as, constitutional government; constitutional rights

  4. Constitutional(adj)

    relating to a constitution, or establishment form of government; as, a constitutional risis

  5. Constitutional(adj)

    for the benefit or one's constitution or health; as, a constitutional walk

  6. Constitutional(noun)

    a walk or other exercise taken for one's health or constitution

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Constitutional' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3154

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Constitutional' in Adjectives Frequency: #433


Translations for Constitutional

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

constitutional(adjective)

legal according to a given constitution

The proposed change would not be constitutional.

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