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Definition of Constitute

Constitute

  1. To cause to stand; to establish; to enact.
  2. To make up; to compose; to form.
  3. To appoint, depute, or elect to an office; to make and empower.
  4. An established law.

Constitute Quotations

You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Pope John Paul II

I am a sworn atheist and therefore from my point of view the Talmud or the Koran don't constitute works of political philosophy but rather writings that stand in utter contradiction to concepts like logic, freedom, feminism, secularism, brotherhood - which are my ideals.
Michel Onfray

To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.
Adam Smith

One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.
Aiden Wilson Tozer

The combination of Federalism and Republicanism which formed the substance of the system, did not constitute a progressive and formative political principle, but it pointed in the direction of a constructive formula.
Herbert Croly
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Constitute Translations

constitute in Dutch is uitmaken, vormen
constitute in French is constituent, constituez, constituons
constitute in German is einsetzen
constitute in Italian is formare
constitute in Portuguese is constitua
constitute in Spanish is formar, constituir
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