constructs|constructed|constructingkən'strʌkt noun +an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances verb +make by combining materials and parts +put together out of components or parts +draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions +create by linking linguistic units +create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts +reassemble mentally
1 build, erect, make, put together, frame, set up, put up, assemble:
He has constructed a complex argument to support his theory.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun +verb[VN] 1[often passive] ~ sth (from / out of / of sth) to build or make sth such as a road, building or machine: When was the bridge constructed? + They constructed a shelter out of fallen branches. 2 to form sth by putting different things together: You must learn how to construct a logical argument. + to construct a theory / diagram / plan + a well-constructed novel 3 (geometry) to draw a line or shape according to the rules of mathematics: to construct a triangle +noun (formal) 1 an idea or a belief that is based on various pieces of evidence which are not always true: a contrast between lived reality and the construct held in the mind 2 (linguistics) a group of words that form a phrase 3 a thing that is built or made
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