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Definitions of construct

  1. 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
  2. an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. of past events Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions, of geometrical figures Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. put together out of components or parts; "Ford makes cars"; "They manufacture small toys" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago" Wordnet 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; form; put together; compose. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Constructor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. 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.
  17. To build up; put together; make. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. To put together; build; arrange; make. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Constructer, constructor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. kon-strukt', v.t. to build up: to compile: to put together the parts of a thing: to make: to compose.--adj. constructed.--adjs. CONSTRUCT'ABLE, CONSTRUCT'IBLE, able to be constructed.--ns. CONSTRUCT'ER, CONSTRUCT'OR; CONSTRUC'TION, the act of constructing: anything piled together, building: manner of forming: (gram.) the arrangement of words in a sentence: interpretation: meaning.--adjs. CONSTRUC'TIONAL, pertaining to construction; CONSTRUCT'IVE, capable of constructing: not direct or expressed, but inferred.--adv. CONSTRUCT'IVELY.--ns. CONSTRUCT'IVENESS, the faculty of constructing; CONSTRUCT'URE.--CONSTRUCT STATE, in Hebrew and other Semitic languages, the state of a noun depending on another noun, which in Aryan languages would be in the genitive case--e.g. House of God--house being in the construct state.--BEAR A CONSTRUCTION, to allow of a particular interpretation. [L. constru[)e]re, -structum--con, stru[)e]re, to build.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  23. Fit together, frame, build, (also fig.); (Gram.) combine (words) syntactically; draw, delineate, as c. a triangle. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  24. [L.] To draw by geometrical rules; as "to construct a figure similar to a given rectilineal figure." Mathematical problems are in many cases solved by algebraical processes; but it frequently happens that the steps of the process correspond to the drawing of certain lines on paper, by means of which a line or other magnitude can be determined which serves as a solution of the problem. Under these circumstances the problem is said to be solved by C. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
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