constitute: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kon'sti-tt", -tyt"), [key]
— -tut•ed, -tut•ing.
- to compose; form: mortar constituted of lime and sand.
- to appoint to an office or function; make or create: He was constituted treasurer.
- to establish (laws, an institution, etc.).
- to give legal form to (an assembly, court, etc.).
- to create or be tantamount to: Imports constitute a challenge to local goods.
- to set or place.
- constitute (Thesaurus)