Meaning of CONSTRUCT in English

CONSTRUCT

■ verb kən'strʌkt

1》 build or erect.

2》 form (a theory) from various conceptual elements.

3》 Grammar form (a sentence) according to grammatical rules.

4》 Geometry draw or delineate (a geometrical figure).

■ noun 'kɒnstrʌkt

1》 an idea or theory.

2》 Linguistics a group of words forming a phrase.

3》 a thing ~ed.

Derivatives

~or noun

Origin

ME: from L. ~- , construere 'heap together, build', from con- 'together' + struere 'pile, build'.

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