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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Constitute  \Con"sti*tute\,  n. 
  An  established  law.  [Obs.]  --T.  Preston. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Constitute  \Con"sti*tute\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Constituted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Constituting}.]  [L.  constitutus  p.  p.  of 
  constiture  to  constitute;  con-  +  statuere  to  place  set  fr 
  status  station,  fr  stare  to  stand  See  {Stand}.] 
  1.  To  cause  to  stand  to  establish;  to  enact. 
 
  Laws  appointed  and  constituted  by  lawful  authority. 
  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  constitute 
  v  1:  form  or  compose;  "This  money  is  my  only  income";  "The  stone 
  wall  was  the  backdrop  for  the  performance";  "These 
  constitute  my  entire  belonging";  "The  children  made  up 
  the  chorus";  "This  sum  represents  my  entire  income  for  a 
  year";  "These  few  men  comprise  his  entire  army"  [syn:  {represent}, 
  {make  up},  {comprise},  {be}] 
  2:  as  of  a  committee  for  a  temporary  task  [syn:  {appoint},  {name}, 
  {nominate}] 
  3:  to  compose  or  represent:"This  wall  forms  the  background  of 
  the  stage  setting";  "The  branches  made  a  roof";  "This 
  makes  a  fine  introduction"  [syn:  {form},  {make}] 
  4:  set  up  or  lay  the  groundwork  for  "establish  a  new 
  department"  [syn:  {establish},  {found},  {plant},  {institute}] 




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