Synonyms of constituent


1. component, constituent, element, part, portion

usage: 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"

2. constituent, voter, elector

usage: 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"

3. part, portion, component part, component, constituent, relation

usage: something determined in relation to something that includes it; "he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach"; "the animal constituent of plankton"

4. constituent, grammatical constituent, syntagma, syntagm

usage: (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction

5. component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient, part, section, division

usage: 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"


1. constituent(prenominal), constitutional, constitutive(prenominal), organic, essential (vs. inessential)

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

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