Pronunciation: (kon'sti-tOOt", -tyOOt"),[key] —v.t.,-tut•ed, -tut•ing. 1. to compose; form: mortar constituted of lime and sand. 2. to appoint to an office or function; make or create: He was constituted treasurer. 3. to establish (laws, an institution, etc.).
4. to give legal form to (an assembly, court, etc.).
5. to create or be tantamount to: Imports constitute a challenge to local goods. 6. Archaic.to set or place.