constitute, represent, make up, comprise, beverb
form or compose
"This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"
appoint, name, nominate, constituteverb
create and charge with a task or function
"nominate a committee"
form, constitute, makeverb
to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"
"The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
establish, found, plant, constitute, instituteverb
set up or lay the groundwork for
"establish a new department"
To cause to stand; to establish; to enact.
Laws appointed and constituted by lawful authority.-- Jeremy Taylor.
To make up; to compose; to form.
Truth and reason constitute that intellectual gold that defies destruction.--Johnson.
To appoint, depute, or elect to an office; to make and empower.
Me didst Thou constitute a priest of thine.-- William Wordsworth.
Etymology: * From Latin constitutum, past participle of constituere. Constructed from the prefix con- and statuere.
to cause to stand; to establish; to enact
to make up; to compose; to form
to appoint, depute, or elect to an office; to make and empower
an established law
Etymology: [L. constitutus, p. p. of constiture to constitute; con- + statuere to place, set, fr. status station, fr. stare to stand. See Stand.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon′stit-ūt, v.t. to set up: to establish: to form or compose: to appoint: to determine.—n. Constit′uency, the whole body of voters for a member of parliament.—adj. Constit′uent, constituting or forming: essential: elemental: component.—n. an essential or elemental part: one of those who elect a representative, esp. in parliament.—n. Constitū′tion, the act of constituting: the natural condition of body or mind: disposition: a system of laws and customs established by the sovereign power of a state for its own guidance: the established form of government: a particular law or usage.—adj. Constitū′tional, inherent in the natural frame: natural: agreeable to the constitution or frame of government: essential: legal: of a sovereign who rules subject to fixed laws.—n. a walk for the sake of one's health.—v.t. Constitū′tionalise, to make constitutional.—ns. Constitū′tionalism, adherence to the principles of the constitution; Constitū′tionalist, Constitū′tionist, one who favours the constitution; Constitutional′ity, the state or quality of being constitutional.—adv. Constitū′tionally.—adj. Con′stitutive, that constitutes or establishes: having power to enact, &c.: essential. [L. constituĕre, constitutum, from con, together, and statuĕre, to make to stand, to place.]
To create law.
They did constitute the documents easily and efficiently.
To compose or form.
It did constitute easily and efficiently.
To form an element of a constitution.
They did ensure to constitute all human rights as an element of the constitution.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'constitute' in Verbs Frequency: #488
The numerical value of constitute in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of constitute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
There is substantial evidence that the construction of the proposed pipeline will not constitute a public convenience and necessity.
The legacy of slavery is racism. You can’t do what you have to do to make slavery work unless you constitute the enslaved people as less than human.
Before qualifying and deserving the rights, one should realize and adopt the obligations that constitute and carry all the rights.
This bill would constitute a federal government takeover of elections. It would constitute a massive power grab by Democrats.
Widespread atrocities, in particular the vicious and unrelenting aerial bombardment of civilian neighbourhoods by government forces, have made life for civilians in Aleppo increasingly unbearable, these reprehensible and continual strikes on residential areas point to a policy of deliberately and systematically targeting civilians in attacks that constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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Translations for constitute
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- съставям, основавам, учредявам, образувамBulgarian
- tvořit, ustavitCzech
- festsetzen, einsetzen, ausmachen, errichten, ernennen, begründen, bilden, erzeugen, konstituierenGerman
- تشکیل می دهندPersian
- muodostaa, perustaa, ollaFinnish
- गठित करनाHindi
- deputare, nominare, costituire, creare, rappresentare, formareItalian
- 선출하다, 구성하다, 설립하다, 제정하다, 이루다Korean
- oluşturmak, tayin etmek, meydana getirmek, oluşmak, atamak, seçmek, teşkil etmekTurkish
- cấu thànhVietnamese
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