What is the opposite of constitute?

40 antonyms found



[ k_ˈɒ_n_s_t_ɪ_t_j_ˌuː_t], [ kˈɒnstɪtjˌuːt], [ kˈɒnstɪtjˌuːt]

Antonyms for Constitute:


Usage examples of Constitute:

  1. These constitute the first four chapters of the volume, and are devoted to a critical examination of Lotze's logic. "John Dewey's logical theory", Delton Thomas Howard.
  2. Of course, the Secretary of State can not act upon the assumption, or in any way admit that the so- called Confederate States constitute a foreign power, with whom diplomatic relations ought to be established. "The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)", Jefferson Davis.
  3. Ideas and things, said a third, constitute two independent series; no idea can cause a change in things, and no thing can cause a change in ideas. "An Introduction to Philosophy", George Stuart Fullerton.

Rhymes for Constitute:

  1. reconstitute;

Quotes for Constitute:

  1. 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.
  2. Human beings and their actions constitute the advancing front, the surging crest of an ongoing movement that never stops. Corliss Lamont.
  3. Black people are inferior to Caucasians. Blacks constitute a totally distinct group; they overshadow the country with the germ... of evil. David Wilmot.