English Synonyms and Antonyms
Part, a substance, quantity, or amount that is the result of the division of something greater, is the general word, including all the others of this group. A fragment is the result of breaking, rending, or disruption of some kind, while a piece may be smoothly or evenly separated and have a certain completeness in itself. A piece is often taken for a sample; a fragment scarcely would be. Division and fraction are always regarded as in connection with the total; divisions may be equal or unequal; a fraction is one of several equal parts into which the whole is supposed to be divided. A portion is a part viewed with reference to some one who is to receive it or some special purpose to which it is to be applied; in a restaurant one portion (i. e., the amount designed for one person) is sometimes, by special order, served to two; a share is a part to which one has or may acquire a right in connection with others; an instalment is one of a series of proportionate payments that are to be continued till the entire claim is discharged; a particle is an exceedingly small part. A component, constituent, ingredient, or element is a part of some compound or mixture; an element is necessary to the existence, as a component or constituent is necessary to the completeness of that which it helps to compose; an ingredient may be foreign or accidental. A subdivision is a division of a division. We speak of a segment of a circle. Compare PARTICLE; PORTION.
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component, constituent, elementnoun
an 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
"spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
a member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes
"needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected"
part, portion, component part, component, constituentnoun
something determined in relation to something that includes it
"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"
grammatical constituent, fortune, fate, dowery, lot, role, piece, theatrical role, portion, dowry, function, section, share, character, division, part, luck, circumstances, destiny, element, helping, dower, contribution, component, factor, region, persona, parcel, component part, percentage, parting, office, serving, ingredient, voice
constituent, grammatical constituentnoun
(grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction
component, constituent, element, factor, ingredientadjective
an abstract part of something
"jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"
constituent(a), constitutional, constitutive(a), organicadjective
constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)
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I think that my constituent all along had a tug of war going on inside of her, understanding what privacy brought to her, but also the risks of moving over into the public square.
Of the 25 constituent stocks on the FTSE large cap index, 20 are trading positively. Only the banks are moving negatively.
Voting is not the only part of the Senate job, i mean, the most important thing a senator does is constituent service. We're still involved in looking out for Florida's issues.
Each one of these things is significant in its individual constituent parts.
Officer Brian Sicknick, my constituent, was 42 years old, a military veteran who served in the US Capitol Police for 12 years, he made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting those trapped in the Capitol amid a violent assault on our democracy itself. He deserves to lie in state.
Translations for constituent
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- съставен от, избирател, съставна частBulgarian
- constituentCatalan, Valencian
- ainesosa, lauseenjäsen, rakenneosa, äänestäjä, aineosaFinnish
- constituant, composant, constituanteFrench
- választópolgár, választó, alkotó, alkotórész, összetevőHungarian
- costitutivo, costituente, elettore, elementoItalian
- konstituerandeNorwegian Nynorsk
- wyborca, składnikPolish
- constituent, componentRomanian
- составляющая, избиратель, составная частьRussian
- இதில் அடங்கியுள்ளTamil
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