Constitute (verb)

  1. Form or compose (something).
  2. Be a part of the makeup of.
  3. Be equivalent to.
  4. Officially establish or create (something).


Late middle english: from latin constituere, from con- "completely" + statuere "set up".


  1. The committee is constituted of five members.
  2. The ingredients constitute the recipe.
  3. His actions constitute a breach of contract.
  4. The company"s board of directors constitutes the company"s leadership.
  5. The new law constitutes a major change in the country's policy.
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