Meaning of CONSTRUCT in English


■ 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.


~or noun


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

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