- to build or form by putting together parts; frame; devise.
- Geometry. to draw (a figure) fulfilling certain given conditions.
- something constructed.
- an image, idea, or theory, especially a complex one formed from a number of simpler elements.
Origin of construct
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Related Words for well-constructedvigorous, sturdy, solid, vibrant, safe, thorough, flawless, sane, stable, robust, intact, firm, entire, right, fit, well, hale, perfect, total, whole
Examples from the Web for well-constructed
Contemporary Examples of well-constructed
The new film about Mark Zuckerberg is dramatic, well-constructed, and lots of fun.What's True in the Facebook Movie
September 30, 2010
Historical Examples of well-constructed
Now, these are the first terms of all well-constructed bas-relief.The Crown of Wild Olive
The hut was large and well-constructed, though now a little falling to decay.Frank Oldfield
But the question is, whether in a well-constructed rifle, the bullet does strip?Gunnery in 1858
They employ the finest machinery, and have well-constructed dairies.Peeps at many lands: Sweden
In a well-constructed monument that which enraptures us is the science of its depths.Rodin: The Man and his Art
- made or having been made to a high standard of workmanship and safety
- to put together substances or parts, esp systematically, in order to make or build (a building, bridge, etc); assemble
- to compose or frame mentally (an argument, sentence, etc)
- geometry to draw (a line, angle, or figure) so that certain requirements are satisfied
- something formulated or built systematically
- a complex idea resulting from a synthesis of simpler ideas
- psychol a model devised on the basis of observation, designed to relate what is observed to some theoretical framework
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.).