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

5 senses of reconstruct

Sense 1
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")

Sense 2
rebuild, reconstruct -- (build again; "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb")
       => 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")

Sense 3
reconstruct -- (cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically)
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 4
restore, reconstruct -- (return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition")
       => regenerate, renew -- (reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership")

Sense 5
remodel, reconstruct, redo -- (do over, as of (part of) a house; "We are remodeling these rooms")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser