, n. 1. The person or thing which constitutes, determines, or constructs.
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Their first composure and origination require a higher and nobler constituent than chance.
Sir M. Hale
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2. That which constitutes or composes, as a part, or an essential part; a component; an element.
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We know how to bring these constituents together, and to cause them to form water.
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3. One for whom another acts; especially, one who is represented by another in a legislative assembly; -- correlative to representative.
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The electors in the district of a representative in Congress, or in the legislature of a State, are termed his constituents.
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To appeal from the representatives to the constituents.
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4. (Law) A person who appoints another to act for him as attorney in fact. Burrill.
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