[ verb ] form or compose
"This money is my only income" "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"
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Mayer_Goldberg , attorney for election judges in the 58 th precinct of the 23 d ward , argued this procedure constituted intimidation .
He said this constituted a `` very serious misuse '' of the Criminal_court processes .
`` Actually , the abuse of the process may have constituted a contempt of the Criminal_court of Cook county , altho vindication of the authority of_that court is not the function of_this court '' , said Karns , who is a City judge in East St._Louis sitting in Cook_County court .(William Gomberg, "Unions and the Anti-Trust Laws"...)
The court first ruled that the strike constituted only an indirect interference with commerce .(The Atlanta Constitution,...)
High-speed buses on the George_Washington Memorial_Parkway , operating between downtown Washington and Cabin_John , Glen_Echo and Brookmont , would constitute an alluring sample of_what the new National_Capital Transportation_Agency can do for this city .
[ verb ] charge with a task or function
"appoint someone president" "nominate a committee"
Used in print(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)
My mother constituted herself the voice of all_of us .