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Meaning of "constable" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONSTABLE

From Old French, from Late Latin comes stabulī officer in charge of the stable, from Latin comes comrade + stabulum dwelling, stable.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONSTABLE

constable  [ˈkʌnstəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONSTABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Constable is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONSTABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Constable

A constable is a person holding a particular office, most commonly in law enforcement. The office of constable can vary significantly in different jurisdictions. A constable is commonly the rank of an officer within the police.

Definition of constable in the English dictionary

The first definition of constable in the dictionary is a police officer of the lowest rank. Other definition of constable is any of various officers of the peace, esp one who arrests offenders, serves writs, etc. Constable is also the keeper or governor of a royal castle or fortress.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONSTABLE


castable
ˈkɑːstəbəl
combustible
kəmˈbʌstəbəl
compostable
kɒmˈpɒstəbəl
detestable
dɪˈtɛstəbəl
digestible
dɪˈdʒɛstəbəl
Dunstable
ˈdʌnstəbəl
harvestable
ˈhɑːvɪstəbəl
incombustible
ˌɪnkəmˈbʌstəbəl
incontestable
ˌɪnkənˈtɛstəbəl
indigestible
ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstəbəl
inexhaustible
ˌɪnɪɡˈzɔːstəbəl
ingestible
ɪnˈdʒestəbəl
investable
ɪnˈvestəbəl
irresistible
ˌɪrɪˈzɪstəbəl
nestable
ˈnestəbəl
resistible
rɪˈzɪstəbəl
testable
ˈtestəbəl
trustable
ˈtrʌstəbəl
twistable
ˈtwɪstəbəl
untestable
ʌnˈtɛstəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONSTABLE

const.
constableship
constablewick
constabularies
constabulary
Constance
constancy
constant
constantan
Constantia
Constantine
Constantine I
Constantine II
Constantine VII
Constantine XI
Constantinople
constantly
constatation
constate
constative

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONSTABLE

able
acceptable
accountable
adjustable
charitable
comfortable
inevitable
notable
on the table
palatable
portable
printable
profitable
stable
suitable
table
timetable
uncomfortable
unforgettable
unstable
vegetable

Synonyms and antonyms of constable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «constable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONSTABLE

Find out the translation of constable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of constable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «constable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

警员
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

constable
570 millions of speakers

English

constable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कांस्टेबल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شرطي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

констебль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

condestável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কনস্টবল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

agent de police
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Koper
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Polizist
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巡査
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

치안
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Konstituen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhân viên công lực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கான்ஸ்டபிள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सिपाही
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

polis memuru
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

conestabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

posterunkowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

констебль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

polițist
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αστυφύλακας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

konstabel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

konstapel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

konstabel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of constable

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSTABLE»

The term «constable» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.312 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONSTABLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «constable» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «constable» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about constable

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONSTABLE»

Discover the use of constable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to constable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Constable:
An introduction to the work of John Constable. No artist has rivalled John Constable (1776-1837) in his powers to express the beauties of the British countryside, especially the scenery of his native East Anglia.
John Sunderland, John Constable, 1998
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Constable
These are the two processes to which Constable devoted himself, while discovering the exuberant abundance of life in the simplest of country places.
Victoria Charles, 2011
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Maid to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Migrant Workers
"An ethnography with a twist, in that it portrays the domestic workers in their own terms, speaking for themselves through their experiences and reactions, including the strategies of resistance developed by the workers."—China Journal
Nicole Constable, 2007
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John Constable
This book draws extensively on the artist's own correspondence to provide a new understanding of his artistic aims and achievements, and reassesses his role in the development of modern art.
William Vaughan, John Constable, 2002
5
The Reformation of the Twelfth Century
A study of the changes in religious thought and institutions c. 1180-c. 1280.
Giles Constable, 1998
6
A Nation of Enemies: Chile Under Pinochet
Explains how Pinochet took advantage of a stunted Chilean economy and how he used the backing of U.S. anti-communism to transform Chile into a brutal dictatorship
Pamela Constable, 1993
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Constable: Impressions of Land, Sea and Sky
"This publication accompanies the exhibition ... National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 3 March - 12 June 2006 ... [and] Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, 5 July - 8 October 2006"--T.p. verso.
John Constable, Anne Gray, Dr, John Gage, 2006
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John Constable's Skies: A Fusion of Art and Science
John Constable is arguably the most accomplished painter of English skies and weather of all time. For Constable, the sky was the keynote, the standard of scale and the chief organ of sentiment in a landscape painting.
John E. Thornes, John Constable, 1999
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Constable: the great landscapes
This book concentrates on these remarkable works. This beautifully illustrated book, featuring newly-commissioned essays by leading experts, accompanies a major touring exhibition that brings these masterpieces together for the first time.
Sarah Cove, Anne Lyles, John Constable, 2006
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Crow Country
From the author of the Chanters of Tremaris series comes a contemporary time travel fantasy, grounded in the landscape of Australia Beginning and ending, always the same, always now. The game, the story, the riddle, hiding and seeking.
Kate Constable, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONSTABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term constable is used in the context of the following news items.
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Shot constable due out of hospital
A constable shot in a head during a routine traffic stop in Melbourne has had surgery, and is expected to leave hospital in coming days. «Sky News Australia, Jul 15»
2
Northamptonshire Police Chief Constable Adrian Lee and Crime …
The outgoing chief constable of Northamptonshire Police says he is in favour of elected Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) but he said ... «Northampton Chronicle & Echo, Jul 15»
3
Woman District Constable charged for giving inmate cell phone
A female district constable has been arrested and charged for allegedly providing an inmate at the Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Center with ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
4
Constable killed in accident
Netaji Pandian (34), a police constable attached to Tirupur Central ... The constable was rushed to Coimbatore but succumbed to injuries on ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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Deserter constable held after shootout
A deserter SSB constable wanted for several crimes was arrested after a brief exchange of fire with a Special Cell team on Sunday. The police ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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Constable Commits Suicide in MP
Constable Rajendra Rajput (35) committed suicide last night apparently over stress and depression caused by a dispute with his in-laws, said ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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The secrets behind Constable's Suffolk paintings we know and love …
The genius of Constable is celebrated in a new exhibition at Christchurch Mansion which brings together paintings from the Ipswich Collection ... «Ipswich Star, Jul 15»
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'Brothers in Blue' benefit ride to help stricken constable
With his professions as a state constable, a deputy and a part-time coroner, he knew he was having a heart attack and needed to call for an ... «Observer-Reporter, Jul 15»
9
BSF suspends Abohar post commander, constable
On Sunday, the Fazilka Police had nabbed a BSF constable and four others for smuggling drugs from across the international border with ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
10
HC allows constable to retain quarters
The Madras High Court Bench here on Tuesday restrained the police department from insisting upon a Head Constable, imposed with a ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Constable [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/constable>. Dec 2019 ».
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