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[n] an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
[v] of past events
[v] draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions, of geometrical figures
[v] put together out of components or parts; "Ford makes cars"; "They manufacture small toys"
[v] make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"

Antonyms

misconception

Misc. Definitions

\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. {Construe}.]
1. To put together the constituent parts of (something) in their proper place and order; to build; to form; to make; as, to construct an edifice.
2. To devise; to invent; to set in order; to arrange; as, to construct a theory of ethics. Syn: To build; erect; form; compile; make; fabricate; originate; invent.
\Con"struct\, a. Formed by, or relating to, construction, interpretation, or inference. {Construct form} or {state} (Heb. Gram.), that of a noun used before another which has the genitive relation to it.

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