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Synonyms for constitute
ˈkɒn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    play, follow, embody, act, found, live, institute, even up, make up, compensate, fabricate, appoint, establish, equal, symbolize, even out, present, lay out, exist, make, pay, incorporate, typify, be, exemplify, form, cost, reconcile, stand for, correct, invent, consist, plant, catch up with, manufacture, counterbalance, defend, represent, stage, conciliate, comprise, patch up, nominate, even off, name, symbolise, interpret, cook up, correspond, personify, contain, map, pay off, settle

  2. appoint, name, nominate, constitute(verb)

    create and charge with a task or function

    "nominate a committee"

    Synonyms:
    found, form, put up, list, appoint, identify, represent, be, bring up, mention, name, describe, advert, plant, put forward, comprise, establish, key out, propose, institute, diagnose, call, charge, discover, make up, distinguish, cite, refer, nominate, key, make

  3. form, constitute, make(verb)

    to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"

    "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"

    Synonyms:
    wee-wee, take, hit, bring in, organise, institute, draw, cook, have, piddle, hold, mold, piss, do, reach, earn, stimulate, get to, shit, defecate, spring, lay down, name, pass water, comprise, mould, progress to, create, crap, take a shit, pretend, make water, gain, ready, found, imprint, establish, be, realize, make up, give, attain, pull in, induce, form, pee, make, wee, plant, ca-ca, get, take shape, prepare, micturate, shape, take in, score, build, make believe, forge, throw, arrive at, pee-pee, relieve oneself, spend a penny, represent, puddle, take a crap, clear, appoint, produce, nominate, organize, take a leak, take form, cause, urinate, work, fix, realise, stool, seduce, construct

  4. establish, found, plant, constitute, institute(verb)

    set up or lay the groundwork for

    "establish a new department"

    Synonyms:
    engraft, demonstrate, name, ground, implant, set up, install, be, set, base, found, institute, instal, launch, build, appoint, imbed, comprise, prove, represent, form, give, plant, shew, lay down, embed, establish, make up, bring, nominate, make, show

Wiktionary

  1. constitute(verb)

    Synonyms:
    establish, form, enact, make up, compose

  2. constitute(verb)

    To cause to stand; to establish; to enact.

    Laws appointed and constituted by lawful authority.-- Jeremy Taylor.

    Synonyms:
    form, enact, make up, compose, establish

  3. constitute(verb)

    To make up; to compose; to form.

    Truth and reason constitute that intellectual gold that defies destruction.--Johnson.

    Synonyms:
    enact, make up, compose, form, establish

  4. constitute(verb)

    To appoint, depute, or elect to an office; to make and empower.

    Me didst Thou constitute a priest of thine.-- William Wordsworth.

    Synonyms:
    form, make up, enact, compose, establish

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. constitute

    Make is essentially causative; to the idea of cause all its various senses may be traced (compare synonyms for CAUSE). To make is to cause to exist, or to cause to exist in a certain form or in certain relations; the word thus includes the idea of create, as in Gen. i, 31, "And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good." Make includes also the idea of compose, constitute; as, the parts make up the whole. Similarly, to cause a voluntary agent to do a certain act is to make him do it, or compel him to do it, compel fixing the attention more on the process, make on the accomplished fact. Compare COMPEL; DO; INFLUENCE; (make better) AMEND; (make haste) QUICKEN; (make known) ANNOUNCE; AVOW; CONFESS; (make prisoner) ARREST; (make up) ADD; (make void) CANCEL.

    See synonyms for ABOLISH; BREAK; DEMOLISH.

    Synonyms:
    become, bring about, bring into being, bring to pass, cause, compel, compose, constrain, construct, create, do, effect, establish, execute, fabricate, fashion, force, frame, get, make, make out, make up, manufacture, occasion, perform, reach, render, require, shape

    Preposition:
    Make of, out of, or from certain materials, into a certain form, for a certain purpose or person; made with hands, by hand; made by a prisoner, with a jack-knife.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. constitute

    Synonyms:
    form, make, compose, appoint, depute, organize, institute

    Antonyms:
    dissolve, destroy, discompose, decompose, disorganize, abrogate, annul, unmake

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. constitute(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    form, compose, make, make up, enter into the composition of

  2. constitute(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    appoint, depute, empower

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    represent, pose, are, form, constitutes, comprise, be, provide, constituted, grantor

How to pronounce constitute?

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How to use constitute in a sentence?

  1. Immanuel Kant:

    Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.

  2. David Kim:

    Ordinary Koreans would not know the existence of those minor Christian sects unless they have a personal connection through the relationship of family, friends or colleagues, these groups constitute a rather small number of people.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I never seek justice. In whatever way, I constitute and apply that.

  4. Robert Wallack:

    Considering Mr. Shields’ addiction what does that say about Ms. Frankel’s parenting that she would allow this person to care for her daughter? This doesn’t just constitute a lapse in judgment this was just downright dangerous parenting.

  5. Henry James:

    The power to guess the unseen from the seen, to trace the implications of things, to judge the whole piece by the pattern, the condition of feeling life in general so completely that you are well on your way to knowing any particular corner of it --this cluster of gifts may almost be said to constitute experience.


Translations for constitute

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • съставям, основавам, образувам, учредявамBulgarian
  • tvořit, ustavitCzech
  • konstituieren, erzeugen, bilden, ernennen, errichten, ausmachen, einsetzen, festsetzen, begründenGerman
  • تشکیل می دهندPersian
  • muodostaa, perustaa, ollaFinnish
  • constituerFrench
  • היווהHebrew
  • गठित करनाHindi
  • nominare, costituire, creare, deputare, rappresentare, formareItalian
  • 선출하다, 구성하다, 설립하다, 이루다, 제정하다Korean
  • составлятьRussian
  • utgöraSwedish
  • உள்ளனர்Tamil
  • tayin etmek, seçmek, teşkil etmek, oluşturmak, atamak, oluşmak, meydana getirmekTurkish
  • تشکیلUrdu
  • cấu thànhVietnamese

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