WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

constitute

 
Verb constitute has 4 senses
  1. constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be - 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. appoint, name, nominate, constitute - create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"
    --2 is one way to establish, found, plant, constitute, institute
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. form, constitute, make - to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
    --3 is one way to constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be
    Derived forms: noun constitution3, noun constituent1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. establish, found, plant, constitute, institute - set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
    --4 is one way to initiate, pioneer
    Derived form: noun constitution2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus