1. law determining the fundamental political principles of a government

Definition categories: communication, law

2. the act of forming or establishing something

- the constitution of a PTA group last year

Similar word(s): establishment, formation, organisation, organization

Definition categories: act, beginning, commencement, start

3. the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states

Definition categories: communication

4. the way in which someone or something is composed

Similar word(s): composition, makeup

Definition categories: attribute, property

5. a United States 44-gun frigate that was one of the first three naval ships built by the United States; it won brilliant victories over British frigates during the War of 1812 and is without doubt the most famous ship in the history of the United States Navy; it has been rebuilt and is anchored in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston

Definition categories: man–made