The act of constructing something:
— During the construction we had to take a detour.
Roget 522: interpretation, definition; explanation, explication; solution, answer; rationale; plain interpretation, simple interpretation, strict interpretation; meaning etc. 516. translation; ... show more
Dutch: bouw, constructie
A group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit:
— I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner.
The creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought.
synonym: mental synthesis.
A thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts:
— She wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons.
Drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem.
An interpretation of a text or action:
— They put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct.
The commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones:
— Their main business is home construction.
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