Meaning of CONSTRUCT in English


[con.struct] vt [L constructus, pp. of construere, fr. com- + struere to build--more at structure] (1663) 1: to make or form by combining or arranging parts or elements: build; also: contrive, devise

2: to draw (a geometrical figure) with suitable instruments and under specified conditions

3: to set in logical order -- con.struct.ible adj -- con.struc.tor n

[2]con.struct n (1933) 1: something constructed by the mind: as a: a theoretical entity "the deductive study of abstract ~s --Daniel J. Boorstin" b: a working hypothesis or concept "a point of view which made "abroad" singularly containable as a literary ~ --Jonathan Raban" c: a product of mental invention "the novel ... a verbal ~ in which invented human characters appear --Anthony Burgess"

2: something produced by human effort "the East bloc was always an unnatural ~ --Walter Isaacson"

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