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reconstruct

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verb re·con·struct \ˌrē-kən-ˈstrəkt\

Simple Definition of reconstruct

  • : to build (something damaged or destroyed) again

  • : to find out and describe or show the way an event or series of events happened

Full Definition of reconstruct

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to construct again: as a :  to establish or assemble again b :  to subject (an organ or part) to surgery to re-form its structure or correct a defect c :  to build up mentally :  recreate <reconstructing a lost civilization>

re·con·struct·ible play \-ˈstrək-tə-bəl\ adjective
re·con·struc·tive play \-tiv\ adjective
re·con·struc·tor play \-tər\ noun

Examples of reconstruct

  1. After the earthquake, many houses needed to be reconstructed.

  2. Archaeologists were able to reconstruct most of the ancient village from their findings.

  3. They are attempting to reconstruct the events that led to the bridge's collapse.



1768

First Known Use of reconstruct

1768

Rhymes with reconstruct


Medical Dictionary

reconstruct

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transitive verb re·con·struct \ˌrē-kən-ˈstrəkt\

Medical Definition of reconstruct

  1. :  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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