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1. constitute

verb. ['ˈkɑːnstəˌtuːt'] form or compose.

Synonyms

  • be
  • comprise
  • make
  • fall into
  • fall under
  • supplement
  • pose
  • compose
  • range
  • represent
  • straddle
  • form
  • present

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • dissuade
  • break even
  • lose

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Words that Rhyme with Constitute

  • destitute
  • institute
  • prostitute
  • reconstitute
  • restitute
  • substitute

Example sentences of the word constitute


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Ate represents not only the actions that constitute folly, but the delusional rationale that leads to such folly.

2. Verb, base form
While fat ankles may be unsightly, they don't constitute a health problem the way fat bellies do.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Active duty pay, bonus pay and special pay constitute gross income.

Quotes containing the word constitute


1. We should always remember that sensitiveness and emotion constitute the real content of a work of art.
- Maurice Ravel

2. Reading is at the threshold of the spiritual life; it can introduce us to it. It does not constitute it ... There are certain cases of spiritual depression in which reading can become a sort of curative discipline ... reintroducing a lazy mind into the life of the Spirit.
- Marcel Proust

3. The humanities should constitute the core of any university worth the name.
- Terry Eagleton

2. constitute

verb. ['ˈkɑːnstəˌtuːt'] create and charge with a task or function.

Synonyms

  • appoint
  • establish
  • name
  • institute
  • found
  • plant
  • co-opt
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • agree
  • change
  • miss
  • differ

3. constitute

verb. ['ˈkɑːnstəˌtuːt'] set up or lay the groundwork for.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • pioneer
  • establish
  • name
  • institute
  • found
  • plant
  • initiate
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • war
  • disagree
  • suffer
  • converge

4. constitute

verb. ['ˈkɑːnstəˌtuːt'] to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting".

Synonyms

  • be
  • comprise
  • make
  • chelate
  • add
  • represent
  • form

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • level
  • break
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