Noun constitution has 4 senses
  1. fundamental law, organic law, constitution - law determining the fundamental political principles of a government
    --1 is a kind of law
    --1 has particulars: United States Constitution, Constitution of the United States
    Derived form: verb constitutionalize1
  2. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation - the act of forming something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
    --2 is a kind of beginning, start, commencement
    --2 has particulars:
     unionization, unionisation; collectivization, collectivisation; communization, communisation; federation; colonization, colonisation, settlement
    Derived form: verb constitute4
  3. constitution, composition, makeup - the way in which someone or something is composed
    --3 is a kind of property
    --3 has particulars:
     structure; phenotype; genotype, genetic constitution; karyotype
    Derived form: verb constitute3
  4. Constitution, Old Ironsides - 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
    --4 is a kind of frigate