construct

  • 1 construct — con‧struct [kənˈstrʌkt] verb [transitive] 1. PROPERTY to build houses, apartments, offices, factories, roads etc: • It was the world s costliest hotel to construct at an estimated $1 million a room. 2. MANUFACTURING to manufacture things… …

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  • 2 construct — CONSTRÚCT, constructe, s.n. (livr.) Concept abstract realizat pe baza activităţii practice intuitive; sistem teoretic ipotetic. – Din engl. construct. . Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  constrúct s. n., pl. constrúcte Trimis de …

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  • 3 Construct — Con*struct (k[o^]n*str[u^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Constructed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Constructing}.] [L. constructus, p. p. of construere to bring together, to construct; con + struere to pile up, set in order. See {Structure}, and cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Construct — Con struct, a. Formed by, or relating to, construction, interpretation, or inference. [1913 Webster] {Construct form} or {Construct state} (Heb. Gram.), that of a noun used before another which has the genitive relation to it. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Construct — Développeur Scirra Environnem …

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  • 6 construct — index build (construct), compose, create, devise (invent), establish (launch), forge (produce) …

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  • 7 construct — construct, construe are related words (from Latin struere ‘to build’) which are both used to denote grammatical function. A word is construed or constructed with (e.g.) on when on is its regular complement, e.g. insist on and rely on (the OED… …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 construct — [kən strukt′; ] for n. [ kän′strukt΄] vt. [< L constructus, pp. of construere < com , together + struere, to pile up, build: see STREW] 1. to build, form, or devise by fitting parts or elements together systematically 2. Geom. to draw (a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 construct — (v.) early 15c., from L. constructus, pp. of construere to heap up (see CONSTRUCTION (Cf. construction)). The noun is recorded from 1871 in linguistics, 1890 in psychology, 1933 in the general sense of anything constructed. Related: Constructed;… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 construct — *build, erect, frame, raise, rear Analogous words: fabricate, manufacture, fashion, *make: produce, turn out, yield (see BEAR) Antonyms: demolish: analyze Contrasted words: *destroy, raze: *ruin, wreck …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 construct — [v] assemble, build build up, cobble up*, compose, compound, constitute, cook up*, create, design, dream up*, elevate, engineer, envision, erect, establish, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, formulate, found, frame, fudge together*, hammer out*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 construct — ► VERB 1) build or erect. 2) form (a theory) from various conceptual elements. ► NOUN 1) an idea or theory containing various conceptual elements. 2) a thing constructed. DERIVATIVES constructor noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 construct — constructs, constructing, constructed (The verb is pronounced [[t]kənstrʌ̱kt[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱nstrʌkt[/t]].) 1) VERB If you construct something such as a building, road, or machine, you build it or make it. [V n] The French… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 construct — I UK [kənˈstrʌkt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms construct : present tense I/you/we/they construct he/she/it constructs present participle constructing past tense constructed past participle constructed *** 1) to build something large or… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 construct — con|struct1 W3 [kənˈstrʌkt] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of construere; CONSTRUE] 1.) to build something such as a house, bridge, road etc ▪ There are plans to construct a new road bridge across the river. construct… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 construct — 01. My friends and I [constructed] a really cool fort in a tree in my backyard. 02. We [constructed] a big picnic table for use by ourselves and our neighbors. 03. Bill Gates has [constructed] the largest computer empire in the world. 04. I don t …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 construct — con|struct1 [ kən strʌkt ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to build something large or complicated, such as a bridge or road: The tunnel was constructed in 1996. be constructed from/of/out of something: St Michael s was an older building, almost… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 construct — I. transitive verb Etymology: Latin constructus, past participle of construere, from com + struere to build more at structure Date: 1663 1. to make or form by combining or arranging parts or elements ; build; also contrive, devise 2. to draw (a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 construct — 1. noun /ˈkɒn.stɹʌkt,ˈkɑnstɹʌkt,kənˈstɹʌkt/ a) Something constructed from parts. The artwork was a construct of wire and tubes. b) A concept or model. Bohrs theoretical construct of the atom was soon superseded by quantum mechanics. Syn …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 construct — 1 verb (T) 1 to build a large building, bridge, road etc: The Golden Gate Bridge was constructed in 1933 1937. | be constructed of/from etc: huge skyscrapers constructed entirely of concrete and glass 2 to form something such as a sentence,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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