HyperDic: constitute

English > 4 senses of the word constitute:
VERBstativeconstitute, represent, make up, comprise, beform or compose
socialconstitute, appoint, name, nominatecreate and charge with a task or function
stativeconstitute, form, maketo compose or represent
creationconstitute, establish, found, plant, instituteset up or lay the groundwork for
constitute > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nstahtuw.t
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > constitute: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningform or compose.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "These constitute my entire belonging"
Synonymsrepresent, make up, comprise, be
Narrowercomposeform the substance of
fall into, fall underBe included in or classified as
form, constitute, makeTo compose or represent
makeconstitute the essence of
present, poseintroduce
range, straddleRange or extend over
supplementServe as a supplement to
Spanishconstituir, integrar, representar, ser
Catalanconstituir, formar, integrar, representar, ser
Adjectivesconstituentconstitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
English > constitute: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcreate and charge with a task or function.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsappoint, name, nominate
Narrowerco-optappoint summarily or commandeer
packSet up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
Broaderestablish, found, plant, constitute, instituteSet up or lay the groundwork for
Spanishdesignar, nombrar, nominar
Catalananomenar, designar, dir, nomenar, nominar, posar, proposar
English > constitute: 4 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningTo compose or represent: "This wall forms the background of the stage setting".
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsform, make
Narroweraddconstitute an addition
chelateform a chelate, in chemistry
Broaderconstitute, represent, make up, comprise, beform or compose
Spanishconfeccionar, constituir, crear, formar
Catalanconfeccionar, constituir, crear, formar
Nounsconstituentan artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up
constitutionthe way in which someone or something is composed
English > constitute: 4 senses > verb 4, creation
MeaningSet up or lay the groundwork for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsestablish, found, plant, institute
Narrowerappoint, name, nominate, constitutecreate and charge with a task or function
fixSet or place definitely
Broaderinitiate, pioneerTake the lead or initiative in
Spanishconstituir, encontrar, establecer, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, integrar, plantar
Catalanconstituir, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, integrar, plantar
Nounsconstitutionthe act of forming or establishing something

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