Meaning of CONSTRUCT in English


v. & n. 1 make by fitting parts together; build, form (something physical or abstract). 2 Geom. draw or delineate, esp. accurately to given conditions (construct a triangle).

n. 1 a thing constructed, esp. by the mind. 2 Linguistics a group of words forming a phrase. constructor n.

[ L construere construct- (as com-, struere pile, build) ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.