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construct

 
Noun construct has 1 sense
  1. concept, conception, construct - an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    --1 is a kind of idea, thought
    --1 has particulars:
     conceptualization, conceptualisation, conceptuality; notion; category; rule, regulation; property, attribute, dimension; abstraction, abstract; quantity; part, section, division; whole; law, natural law; law, law of nature; lexicalized concept; hypothesis, possibility, theory; fact; rule, linguistic rule
Verb construct has 6 senses
  1. construct, build, make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
    --1 is one way to make, create
    Derived forms: noun construction1, noun constructor1
    Sample sentence:
    The men construct the bookshelves
  2. manufacture, fabricate, construct - put together out of components or parts; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"
    --2 is one way to make
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. construct - draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions; "construct an equilateral triangle"
    --3 is one way to
    trace, draw, line, describe, delineate
    Derived form: noun construction7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. construct - create by linking linguistic units; "construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph"
    --4 is one way to
    create by mental act, create mentally
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. construct - create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument"
    --5 is one way to
    create by mental act, create mentally
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. reconstruct, construct, retrace - reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
    --6 is one way to speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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