Associations to the word «Construe»

Wiktionary

CONSTRUE, noun. A translation.
CONSTRUE, noun. An interpretation.
CONSTRUE, verb. To interpret or explain the meaning of something.
CONSTRUE, verb. (grammar) To analyze the grammatical structure of a clause or sentence.
CONSTRUE, verb. To translate.

Dictionary definition

CONSTRUE, verb. Make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?".

Wise words

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Mark Twain