constitute

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒnstɪtjuːt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑnstɪˌtut/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(konsti to̅o̅t′, -tyo̅o̅t′)


Inflections of 'constitute' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
constitutes
v 3rd person singular
constituting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
constituted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
constituted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

constitute
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: be part of a whole
Synonyms:
make up, form , compose , comprise , represent , add up to, frame
Sense: Verb: found
Synonyms:
found , establish , introduce , create , pioneer , set up, launch , institute, develop , organize, organise (UK), begin , initiate , start , inaugurate
Sense: Verb: authorize
Synonyms:
authorize, authorise (UK), commission , empower , appoint, delegate , invest sb with authority, designate, name , assign , deputize, deputise (UK), nominate, ordain, detail
Sense: Verb: enact
Synonyms:
enact , order , ordain, make , pass , ratify, put sth into force, put through, legislate, effect , lay down, bring about, proclaim, decree , dictate

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