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constituent


 
  Grep  of  noun  constituent 
  constituent 
  grammatical  constituent 
  immediate  constituent 
 
  Overview  of  noun  constituent 
 
  The  noun  constituent  has  4  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (8)  component,  constituent,  element  --  (an  artifact  that  is  one  of  the  individual  parts  of  which  a  composite  entity  is  made  up  especially  a  part  that  can  be  separated  from  or  attached  to  a  system:  "spare  components  for  cars";  "a  component  or  constituent  element  of  a  system") 
  2.  (2)  constituent  --  (a  member  of  a  constituency;  a  citizen  who  is  represented  in  a  government  by  officials  for  whom  he  or  she  votes;  "needs  continued  support  by  constituents  to  be  re-elected") 
  3.  constituent,  grammatical  constituent  --  (a  word  or  phrase  or  clause  forming  part  of  a  larger  grammatical  construction) 
  4.  component,  constituent,  element,  factor,  ingredient  --  (an  abstract  part  of  something:  "jealousy  was  a  component  of  his  character";  "two  constituents  of  a  musical  composition  are  melody  and  harmony";  "the  grammatical  elements  of  a  sentence";  "a  key  factor  in  her  success";  "humor:  an  effective  ingredient  of  a  speech") 
 
  Overview  of  adj  constituent 
 
  The  adj  constituent  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  constituent,  constitutional,  constitutive,  organic  --  (constitutional  in  the  structure  of  something  (especially  your  physical  makeup)) 
  2.  component,  constituent  --  (forming  or  functioning  as  part  of  a  whole;  "component  parts";  "a  constituent  element") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  constituent 
 
  2  senses  of  constituent 
 
  Sense  1 
  constituent(postnominal),  constitutional,  constitutive(postnominal),  organic 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  essential)  ->  inessential,  unessential 
 
  Sense  2 
  component(postnominal),  constituent(postnominal) 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  fractional)  ->  whole 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  constituent 
 
  2  senses  of  constituent 
 
  Sense  1 
  constituent(postnominal),  constitutional,  constitutive(postnominal),  organic 
  =>  essential  (vs.  inessential) 
 
  Sense  2 
  component(postnominal),  constituent(postnominal) 
  =>  fractional  (vs.  whole) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  constituent 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  constituent 
 
  constituent  used  as  an  adjective  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  constituent 
  constituent 
 
  Overview  of  noun  constituent 
 
  The  noun  constituent  has  4  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (8)  component,  constituent,  element  --  (an  artifact  that  is  one  of  the  individual  parts  of  which  a  composite  entity  is  made  up  especially  a  part  that  can  be  separated  from  or  attached  to  a  system:  "spare  components  for  cars";  "a  component  or  constituent  element  of  a  system") 
  2.  (2)  constituent  --  (a  member  of  a  constituency;  a  citizen  who  is  represented  in  a  government  by  officials  for  whom  he  or  she  votes;  "needs  continued  support  by  constituents  to  be  re-elected") 
  3.  constituent,  grammatical  constituent  --  (a  word  or  phrase  or  clause  forming  part  of  a  larger  grammatical  construction) 
  4.  component,  constituent,  element,  factor,  ingredient  --  (an  abstract  part  of  something:  "jealousy  was  a  component  of  his  character";  "two  constituents  of  a  musical  composition  are  melody  and  harmony";  "the  grammatical  elements  of  a  sentence";  "a  key  factor  in  her  success";  "humor:  an  effective  ingredient  of  a  speech") 
 
  Overview  of  adj  constituent 
 
  The  adj  constituent  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  constituent,  constitutional,  constitutive,  organic  --  (constitutional  in  the  structure  of  something  (especially  your  physical  makeup)) 
  2.  component,  constituent  --  (forming  or  functioning  as  part  of  a  whole;  "component  parts";  "a  constituent  element") 



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