constitute
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkɒnstɪtjuːt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkɑnstɪt(j)uːt/

Verb

constitute (constitutes, present participle constituting; past and past participle constituted)

  1. (transitive) To set up; to establish; to enact.
    • Laws appointed and constituted by lawful authority.
  2. (transitive) To make up; to compose; to form.
    • Truth and reason constitute that intellectual gold that defies destruction.
  3. (transitive) To appoint, depute, or elect to an office; to make and empower.
    • Me didst Thou constitute a priest of thine.
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Noun

constitute (plural constitutes)

  1. (obsolete) An established law.



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