Noun Definition


1.Definition: (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Category: People

3.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):component, element, factor

Category: General

4.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):component, element

Category: Objects

5.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):component, part, portion

Category: General