Definition of 'constitute'
- 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: represent make up comprise be
- create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"
Synonyms: appoint name nominate
- to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
Synonyms: form make
- set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
Synonyms: establish found plant institute