verb (used with object)
Origin of construct
Synonyms for construct
Related Words for constructedmanufacture, compose, organize, formulate, form, create, erect, shape, produce, design, fashion, forge, found, establish, raise, fabricate, make, compound, invent, constitute
Examples from the Web for constructed
Contemporary Examples of constructed
After all, we have constructed Fortress America at enormous cost.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat
December 27, 2014
In The Lodger an ominous character paced the floor, which Hitchcock constructed of glass.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
At 17 acres, it was the largest gambling house ever constructed, and at a cost of $1.2 billion, it was also the most expensive.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal
December 8, 2014
His stories were constructed with ruthless narrative efficiency.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?
November 23, 2014
The City of Phoenix does not now have a single homeless vet; they have constructed apartments for them.McCain’s 13 Favorite Soldiers
November 11, 2014
Historical Examples of constructed
The ornamentation usually denotes the period when they were constructed.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
If a bridge was to be constructed, or a road repaired, he was sent for to superintend it.Cleveland Past and Present
They were constructed of ivory and jet, and their capitals were overlaid with the purest gold.Imogen
It was constructed by an English company and was opened on the first day of January, 1873.
This line was constructed and operated by a private company.
verb (kənˈstrʌkt) (tr)
Word Origin for construct
early 15c., from Latin constructus, past participle of construere "to heap up" (see construction). Related: Constructed; constructing.
1871 in linguistics, 1890 in psychology, 1933 in the general sense of "anything constructed;" from construct (v.).