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Definitions of construct

  1. To build; form; put together; compose. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To build up: to compile: to put together the parts of a thing: to make: to compose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To build up; put together; make. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To put together; build; arrange; make. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. of past events Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions; "construct an equilateral triangle" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. put together out of components or parts; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. create by linking linguistic units; "construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. To put together the constituent parts of (something) in their proper place and order; to build; to form; to make; as, to construct an edifice. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To devise; to invent; to set in order; to arrange; as, to construct a theory of ethics. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. Formed by, or relating to, construction, interpretation, or inference. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. To build; to form; to put together the parts of a thing in their proper place and order; to compose; to interpret. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To form or build; to compose and put in order; to make; to invent. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Constructor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for construct

  1. These trees, the lads explained, were to be felled and used to construct a log cabin on the lake shore. – The Boy Scout Fire Fighters by Irving Crump
  2. Tom started work on his Wizard Camera, as he called it, the next day- that is he began drawing the designs, and planning how to construct it. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
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