constructed; constructing; constructs
Definition of construct
(Entry 1 of 2)
2 : to draw (a geometrical figure) with suitable instruments and under specified conditions Construct a regular hexagon with sides 3 inches long.
3 : to set in logical order
Definition of construct (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : something constructed by the mind: such as
a : a theoretical entity … the deductive study of abstract constructs …— Daniel J. Boorstin
b : a working hypothesis or concept The unconscious was a construct that came from the daily effort to understand patients.
2 : a product of ideology, history, or social circumstances Privacy is more than a social construct or an idea; it is a condition of the body.— Sallie Tisdale
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