HyperDic: constituent

English > 6 senses of the word constituent:
NOUNartifactconstituent, component, elementan artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up
person constituenta member of a constituency
relationconstituent, part, portion, component part, componentsomething determined in relation to something that includes it
communicationconstituent, grammatical constituent(grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger / larger grammatical construction
cognitionconstituent, component, element, factor, ingredientan abstract part of something
ADJECTIVEallconstituent, constitutional, constitutive, organicconstitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
constituent > pronunciation
Soundskahnstih'chuwahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > constituent: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningConstitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup).
Synonymsconstitutional, constitutive, organic
BroaderessentialBasic and fundamental
Spanishconstitutivo, orgánico
Catalanconstituent, constitutiu, orgànic
Verbsconstituteform or compose
English > constituent: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system.
Example "a component or constituent element of a system"
Synonymscomponent, element
Narroweraccessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-onA supplementary component that improves capability
addition, add-on, improverA component that is added to something to improve it
audioThe sound / sound elements of television
auto part, car partA component of an automobile
crystalA crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices
hardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
heating elementThe component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
ingredientA component of a mixture or compound
inputA component of production / production
landsideComponent consisting of a side piece opposite the moldboard
making(usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something
moduleA self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components
pixel, pel, picture element(computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)
retrofitA component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
spare part, spareAn extra component of a machine or other apparatus
spark gapA component of an ignition system
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
Spanishcomponente, constituyente, elemento, integrante
Catalancomponent, constituent, element
Verbsconstituteto compose or represent
English > constituent: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes.
Example"needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected "
Member ofconstituencyThe body of voters who elect a representative / representative for their area
Broadervoter, electorA citizen who has a legal right to vote
English > constituent: 6 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningSomething determined in relation to something that includes it.
Example "the animal constituent of plankton"
Synonymspart, portion, component part, component
Part ofmeronymy, part to whole relationThe semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole
Narrowerbasis, baseThe most important or necessary part of something
buttThe part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots
detail, particular, itemA small part that can be considered separately from the whole / whole
item, pointA distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
language unit, linguistic unitOne of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
memberAnything that belongs to a set or class
remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, restSomething left after other parts have been taken away
subpartA part of a part
substanceThe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
unitAn individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
BroaderrelationAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Spanishcomponente, parte, porción
Catalancomponent, part
English > constituent: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger / larger grammatical construction.
Synonymgrammatical constituent
CategorygrammarThe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
Part ofsentenceA string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
Narrowerablative absoluteA constituent in Latin grammar
construction, grammatical construction, expressionA group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
immediate constituentA constituent of a sentence at the first step in an analysis
misconstructionAn ungrammatical constituent
object(grammar) a constituent that is acted upon
subject(grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence
termOne of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition
Broadersyntagma, syntagmA syntactic string of words that forms a part of some larger / larger syntactic unit
Spanishconstituyente gramatical, constituyente
Catalanconstituent gramatical, constituent
English > constituent: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningAn abstract part of something.
Example "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"
Synonymscomponent, element, factor, ingredient
Narrowerbe-all and end-all, be all and end allThe essential factor
plot elementA component or element of the plot of a story
pointA geometric element that has position but no extension
Broaderpart, section, divisionOne of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
Spanishcomponente, constituyente, elemento, factor, ingrediente
Catalancomponent, constituent, element, factor, ingredient

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