Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun construct

1 sense of construct

Sense 1
concept, conception, construct -- (an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances)
       => idea, thought -- (the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb construct

6 senses of construct

Sense 1
construct, build, make -- (make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 2
manufacture, fabricate, construct -- (put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; He manufactured a popular cereal")
       => make -- (make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones")

Sense 3
construct -- (draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions; "construct an equilateral triangle")
       => trace, draw, line, describe, delineate -- (make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand")

Sense 4
construct -- (create by linking linguistic units; "construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph")
       => create by mental act, create mentally -- (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Sense 5
construct -- (create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument")
       => create by mental act, create mentally -- (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Sense 6
reconstruct, construct, retrace -- (reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago")
       => speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose -- (to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps")

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