Associations to the word «Construct»

Wiktionary

CONSTRUCT, noun. Something constructed from parts.
CONSTRUCT, noun. A concept or model.
CONSTRUCT, noun. (genetics) A segment of nucleic acid, created artificially, for transplantation into a target cell or tissue.
CONSTRUCT, verb. (transitive) To build or form (something) by assembling parts.
CONSTRUCT, verb. (transitive) Similarly, to build (a sentence, an argument, etc.) by arranging words or ideas.
CONSTRUCT, verb. (transitive) (geometry) To draw (a geometric figure) by following precise specifications and using geometric tools and techniques.
CONSTRUCT STATE, noun. (grammar) A noun form occurring in Afro-Asiatic languages, associated with the genitive.
CONSTRUCT STATES, noun. Plural of construct state

Dictionary definition

CONSTRUCT, noun. An abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.
CONSTRUCT, verb. Make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer".
CONSTRUCT, verb. Put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; He manufactured a popular cereal".
CONSTRUCT, verb. Draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions; "construct an equilateral triangle".
CONSTRUCT, verb. Create by linking linguistic units; "construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph".
CONSTRUCT, verb. Create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument".
CONSTRUCT, verb. Reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky