verb (used with object), con·sti·tut·ed, con·sti·tut·ing.
Origin of constitute
Examples from the Web for constituted
The majority of the slabs that constituted the wall were demolished and used for highway gravel.
Historian Sam Bass Warner suggested that this constituted “the glory of Los Angeles and an expression of its design for living.”California’s New Feudalism Benefits a Few at the Expense of the Multitude|Joel Kotkin|October 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We can debate whether these constituted high crimes and misdemeanors, but at least they happened in real life.
What constituted the two “wings”, separated by a thousand miles of India, into one “nation”?Why Pakistan's Mohammed Ali Jinnah Was No Nelson Mandela|Kapil Komireddi|April 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Apparently they got hassled by some bloggers, and this constituted Chicago-thug-style politics, you see.
Four of the seven letters that constituted the whole correspondence are printed in the Mm.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
Under other circumstances I might have said: Mrs. Warburton, it is your brother-in-law who has constituted himself your shadow.Dangerous Ground|Lawrence L. Lynch
Those from Norway and Sweden constituted only six-tenths per cent.The Way to the West|Emerson Hough
Like all Asiatics he considered that my interference on his behalf had constituted a claim on me.Life in an Indian Outpost|Gordon Casserly
We bless God with all our hearts for the constituted authorities of the country.Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume II|Charles Henry Mackintosh