Definition Of constitute
be (a part) of a whole.
single parents constitute a great proportion of the poor
give legal or constitutional form to (an institution); establish by law.
The Tribunal is specially constituted to make such decisions and they did not give rise to a question of law.
Example Of constitute
Almost half those murdered each year in the city are black youths, even though they constitute a very small fraction of the whole society.
Although important, medications for heart failure constitute only half of the treatment program.
Any breach will constitute grounds for expulsion from the event.
At present, credits constitute 40 per cent of the banks' assets to give them the top slot in the banks' assets.
Europe was increasingly concentrating power into the hands of elite groups, who constituted a very small proportion of the total population.