verb re·con·struct \ˌrē-kən-ˈstrəkt\
: to build (something damaged or destroyed) again
: to find out and describe or show the way an event or series of events happened
Examples of RECONSTRUCT
- After the earthquake, many houses needed to be reconstructed.
- Archaeologists were able to reconstruct most of the ancient village from their findings.
- They are attempting to reconstruct the events that led to the bridge's collapse.
First Known Use of RECONSTRUCT
: to subject (an organ or part) to surgery so as to re-form the structure of or to correct a defect
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