construct

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noun
verb

NounEdit

Singular
construct

Plural
constructs

  1. Something made from parts.
    That artwork is a construct of wires and tubes.
  2. A concept or model.
    The construct of the world being flat was changed due to Copernicus' telescope.

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VerbEdit

Plain form
construct

Third-person singular
constructs

Past tense
constructed

Past participle
constructed

Present participle
constructing

  1. (transitive) To make, build, or form (something) by putting the parts together.
    We constructed the radio from parts.
  2. (transitive) Similarly, to build (a sentence or an argument) by arranging words or ideas.
    A sentence may be constructed with a subject, verb and object.
  3. (transitive); (geometry) To draw a figure by following a method.
    Construct a circle that touches each point of the given triangle.

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