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 construct construct

noun

  • an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances  ( concept, conception, construct )
    an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
  • verb

  • ( ) make by combining materials and parts  ( build, construct, make )
    make by combining materials and parts
     this little pig made his house out of straw
    this little pig made his house out of straw
     Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer
    Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer
  • ( ) put together out of artificial or natural components or parts  ( construct, fabricate, manufacture )
    put together out of artificial or natural components or parts
     the company fabricates plastic chairs
    the company fabricates plastic chairs
     They manufacture small toys
    They manufacture small toys
     He manufactured a popular cereal
    He manufactured a popular cereal
  • ( ) draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions  ( construct )
    draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions
     construct an equilateral triangle
    construct an equilateral triangle
  • reassemble mentally  ( construct, reconstruct, retrace )
    reassemble mentally
     reconstruct the events of 20 years ago
    reconstruct the events of 20 years ago
  • create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts  ( construct )
    create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts
     construct a proof
    construct a proof
     construct an argument
    construct an argument
  • create by linking linguistic units  ( construct )
    create by linking linguistic units
     construct a sentence
    construct a sentence
     construct a paragraph
    construct a paragraph


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