Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb constitute

4 senses of constitute

Sense 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")

Sense 2
appoint, name, nominate, constitute -- (create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee")
       => establish, found, plant, constitute, institute -- (set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department")

Sense 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")
       => 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")

Sense 4
establish, found, plant, constitute, institute -- (set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department")
       => initiate, pioneer -- (take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants")

Antonyms of adj constituted

1 sense of constituted

Sense 1
established (vs. unestablished), constituted -- (brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established; "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church")


Similarity of adj constituted

1 sense of constituted

Sense 1
established (vs. unestablished), constituted -- (brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established; "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church")
       => deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted -- ((used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held; "deep-rooted prejudice"; "deep-seated differences of opinion"; "implanted convictions"; "ingrained habits of a lifetime"; "a deeply planted need")
       => entrenched -- (established firmly and securely; "the entrenched power of the nobility")
       => grooved, well-grooved -- (established as if settled into a groove or rut)
       => legitimate -- (in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles; "legitimate advertising practices")
       => official -- ((of a church) given official status as a national or state institution)
       => recognized, recognised -- (provided with a secure reputation; "a recognized authority")
       => self-constituted, self-established -- (constituted by or established by itself)

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