Part of speech: verb

To make up; frame; compose.

Part of speech: verb

To establish; enact; appoint.

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Usage examples "constitute":

  1. For the Parliament, that is the House of Commons, would constitute themselves Judges of this reason of things; and of what causes were necessary to be dispatch'd. - "His Majesties Declaration Defended", John Dryden.
  2. This would constitute a third stage. - "A Morning's Walk from London to Kew", Richard Phillips.
  3. The following circumstances in the life of old Mrs. Prichard constitute a case in point. - "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.