Definition Of construct


an idea or theory containing various conceptual elements, typically one considered to be subjective and not based on empirical evidence.

history is largely an ideological construct

build or erect (something, typically a building, road, or machine).

a company that constructs oil rigs

Example Of construct

  • construct a square equal in area to a given circle

  • a transgenic construct

  • Again, this is an ideological construct with tenuous roots in reality.

  • Although it's a blind case with no useful help received from any corner, our team has been able to construct three theories which are only probabilities.

  • An affected individual, after a stroke, tumour or wound to the area, loses the ability to construct grammatical sentences.

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