Associations to the word «Constituent»


CONSTITUENT, adjective. Being a part, or component of a whole
CONSTITUENT, adjective. Authorized to make a constitution
CONSTITUENT, noun. A part, or component of a whole
CONSTITUENT, noun. The person or thing which constitutes, determines, or constructs.
CONSTITUENT, noun. A resident of a place represented by an elected official.
CONSTITUENT, noun. (legal) One who appoints another to act for him as attorney in fact.
CONSTITUENT, noun. (grammar) A functional element of a phrase or clause.
CONSTITUENT COUNTRIES, noun. Plural of constituent country
CONSTITUENT COUNTRY, noun. An administrative division of the United Kingdom, of which there are three: the Kingdoms of England and Scotland, and the Principality of Wales (Northern Ireland is a province).

Dictionary definition

CONSTITUENT, noun. An artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system".
CONSTITUENT, noun. A member of a constituency; a citizen who is represented in a government by officials for whom he or she votes; "needs continued support by constituents to be re-elected".
CONSTITUENT, noun. Something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton".
CONSTITUENT, noun. (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction.
CONSTITUENT, noun. An abstract part of something; "jealousy was a component of his character"; "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony"; "the grammatical elements of a sentence"; "a key factor in her success"; "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech".
CONSTITUENT, adjective. Constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup).

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb