WORD OF THE WEEK
CONSTRUCT ( CONSTRUIR )
transitive verb \kən-ˈstrəkt\
-to build or make (something physical, such as a road, bridge, or building)
-to make or create (something, such as a story or theory) by organizing ideas, words, etc.
mathematics : to draw (a shape) according to a set of instructions or rules
FULL DEFINITION OF CONSTRUCT
2: to draw (a geometrical figure) with suitable instruments and under specified conditions
3: to set in logical order
— con·struct·abil·i·ty also con·struct·ibil·i·ty \-ˌstrək-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
— con·struct·able or con·struct·ible \-ˈstrək-tə-bəl\ adjective
— con·struc·tor \-tər\ noun
EXAMPLES OF CONSTRUCT
- They plan to construct a barn behind the house.
- The author constructs all the stories around one theme.
- Construct a triangle that has sides of equal length.