Associations to the word «Construe»


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

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle