Definition of Constitutionalize

1. Verb. Provide with a constitution, as of a country. "The United States were constitutionalized in the late 18th century"

Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply
Derivative terms: Constitution

2. Verb. Take a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal. "A good way of exercising is to constitutionalize"
Generic synonyms: Take The Air, Walk
Derivative terms: Constitutional

3. Verb. Incorporate into a constitution, make constitutional. "A woman's right to an abortion was constitutionalized in the 1970's"
Exact synonyms: Constitutionalise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

Definition of Constitutionalize

1. Verb. To incorporate into a constitution ¹

2. Verb. To provide with a constitution ¹

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Literary usage of Constitutionalize

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1. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by New York (State). (1916)
"If so, every committee can find some status qu-o to constitutionalize. That practically means that the committee looking over the whole subject, ..."

2. Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New York by William H. Steele, Charles Elliott Fitch (1900)
"... that you propose to put into the Constitution, you undertake to create the office of commissioner of jurors, to constitutionalize it. ..."

3. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1854)
"It is the language of a soldier's enlistment, where there is no enlistment ; and was a fiction invented to constitutionalize the act. ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"The need of a democracy, that would fain be a democracy, is to constitutionalize party organization, to make its management subject to the wishes of the ..."

5. Construction Construed, and Constitutions Vindicated by John Taylor (1820)
"... and that the transmission of a cent would be a convenience, as effectual to constitutionalize an incorporating law, as the transmission of a million. ..."

6. The Development of Constitutional Liberty in the English Colonies of America by Eben Greenough Scott (1882)
"... that, upon the warning given by this act, they sought to constitutionalize these liberties ; that they did not take up arms with a view to independence, ..."

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