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1. construct

verb. ['kənˈstrʌkt, ˈkɑːnstrəkt'] make by combining materials and parts.

Synonyms

  • corduroy
  • channelize
  • groin
  • channelise
  • wattle
  • revet
  • reconstruct
  • frame
  • create
  • put up
  • frame up
  • build
  • rebuild
  • customise
  • customize
  • set up
  • erect
  • make
  • raise
  • rear
  • lock
  • dry-wall

Antonyms

  • impossible
  • impossibility
  • nonexistence
  • possible

Etymology

  • construo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Construct

  • adduct
  • byproduct
  • conduct
  • endproduct
  • fasnacht
  • fassnacht
  • misconduct
  • product
  • viaduct

Example sentences of the word construct


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
No matter how diligently you construct your business budget, you must acknowledge that it is based on forecasts.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A balsa wood crane is a good project for an adult to help a child construct.

3. Verb, base form
You can purchase a large picture frame or construct your own.

Quotes containing the word construct


1. Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
- Evelyn Waugh

2. No one can construct for you the bridge upon which precisely you must cross the stream of life, no one but you yourself alone.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

3. To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
- W. Somerset Maugham, Books and You

2. construct

verb. ['kənˈstrʌkt, ˈkɑːnstrəkt'] put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; He manufactured a popular cereal".

Synonyms

  • raft
  • fabricate
  • mass-produce
  • manufacture

Antonyms

  • unify
  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly

Etymology

  • construo (Latin)

3. construct

verb. ['kənˈstrʌkt, ˈkɑːnstrəkt'] draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions.

Synonyms

  • delineate
  • line
  • trace
  • describe

Antonyms

  • inside
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • construo (Latin)

4. construct

verb. ['kənˈstrʌkt, ˈkɑːnstrəkt'] create by linking linguistic units.

Synonyms

  • create by mental act

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • fractional

Etymology

  • construo (Latin)

5. construct

verb. ['kənˈstrʌkt, ˈkɑːnstrəkt'] reassemble mentally.

Synonyms

  • conjecture
  • hypothesize
  • suppose
  • etymologize
  • retrace
  • reconstruct
  • hypothesise
  • theorise
  • theorize
  • etymologise
  • hypothecate

Antonyms

  • Phanerogamae
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • construo (Latin)

6. construct

noun. ['kənˈstrʌkt, ˈkɑːnstrəkt'] an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.

Synonyms

  • concept
  • attribute
  • division
  • law of nature
  • part
  • possibility
  • idea
  • whole
  • linguistic rule
  • conceptualization
  • law
  • conceptualisation
  • quantity
  • theory
  • lexicalized concept
  • fact
  • category
  • notion
  • property
  • natural law
  • section
  • abstract
  • thought
  • conceptuality
  • hypothesis
  • regulation
  • conception
  • abstraction
  • rule

Antonyms

  • thickness
  • thinness
  • cheerfulness
  • uncheerfulness

Etymology

  • construo (Latin)

7. construct

verb. ['kənˈstrʌkt, ˈkɑːnstrəkt'] create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts.

Synonyms

  • create by mental act

Antonyms

  • conception
  • natural object

Etymology

  • construo (Latin)
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