Noun(1) an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
Verb(1) make by combining materials and parts(2) put together out of artificial or natural components or parts(3) draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions(4) create by linking linguistic units(5) create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts(6) reassemble mentally
(1) the appropriateness of the grammatical construct is illustrated(2) For the planets, however, he refused to construct a theory, contenting himself with compiling a list of observations from which he showed the insufficiency of previous planetary models.(3) By the beginning of the 1630s, however, Descartes embarked on a more ambitious plan to construct a systematic theory of knowledge, including physics.(4) Neighbors who were strangers only hours ago now collaborate to erect buildings, construct roads, distribute food, establish defenses, and organize trade.(5) The phrase was an elegant construct , and so was the American version.(6) The Japan House project, run for more than three years, aims to raise funds to construct a building that can be used as a general meeting place by international students.(7) His is an ideological construct , based on the workings of the so-called ├ö├ç├┐free market├ö├ç├û.(8) Before continuing with the quote we should note that Hippocrates is trying to ├ö├ç├┐square a lune├ö├ç├û by which he means to construct a square equal in area to the lune.(9) An affected individual, after a stroke, tumour or wound to the area, loses the ability to construct grammatical sentences.(10) The construct of astrology is based on the following theoretical infrastructure.(11) Moreover, his attempts to construct theories of good design were met with a lukewarm reception.(12) Construction cranes litter the skylines of Chinese cities, particularly Beijing and Shanghai, helping to construct apartments and office buildings.(13) The problem was, given a circle, to construct geometrically a square equal in area to the given circle.(14) I believe evil to be a human construct , an idea we have created in order to describe certain aspects of the human condition.(15) We begin to understand the ways in which the alphabet is used to create words, and grammar to construct sentences.(16) Simultaneously to portray the construct as a prison or trap and also to suggest the possibility of dismantling it from the inside, is the challenge.