constitute


constitute

verb

Definition of CONSTITUTE

1
to be all the substance of <nine players constitute a baseball team>
2
to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of <a fund was constituted to help needy students attend the prep school>
Antonyms close (down), phase out, shut (up)
3
to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty <the legally constituted authorities with jurisdiction in this matter>
4
to put into effect through legislative or authoritative action <charged with enforcing such regulations as are constituted by the government>
Antonyms repeal, rescind, revoke

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