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Constituent vs. Constitutive

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  • 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)

    A person or thing which constitutes, determines, or constructs

  • Constituent (noun)

    A resident of an area represented by an elected official

  • Constituent (noun)

    A voter of an area represented by an elected official

  • Constituent (noun)

    A voter of a [political] candidate. A supporter of a cause

  • Constituent (noun)

    One who appoints another to act for him as attorney in fact

  • Constituent (noun)

    A functional element of a phrase or clause

  • Constitutive (adjective)

    having the power or authority to constitute, establish or enact something

  • Constitutive (adjective)

    having the power or authority to appoint someone to office

  • Constitutive (adjective)

    extremely important, essential

  • Constitutive (adjective)

    that forms a constituent part of something else

  • Constitutive (adjective)

    (of an enzyme) that is continuously produced at a constant rate

Wiktionary
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  • Constituent (adjective)

    Serving to form, compose, or make up; elemental; component.

  • Constituent (adjective)

    Having the power of electing or appointing.

  • Constituent (noun)

    The person or thing which constitutes, determines, or constructs.

  • Constituent (noun)

    That which constitutes or composes, as a part, or an essential part; a component; an element.

  • Constituent (noun)

    One for whom another acts; especially, one who is represented by another in a legislative assembly; - correlative to representative.

  • Constituent (noun)

    A person who appoints another to act for him as attorney in fact.

  • Constitutive (adjective)

    Tending or assisting to constitute or compose; elemental; essential.

  • Constitutive (adjective)

    Having power to enact, establish, or create; instituting; determining.

Webster Dictionary
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  • 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)

    (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)

  • Constitutive (adjective)

    constitutional in the structure of something (especially your physical makeup)

Princeton's WordNet
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