Definition of reconstruct
: to construct again: such asa : to establish or assemble againb : to subject (an organ or part) to surgery to re-form its structure or correct a defectc : to build up mentally : recreate reconstructing a lost civilization
reconstructibleplay \-ˈstrək-tə-bəl\ adjective
reconstructiveplay \-tiv\ adjective
reconstructorplay \-tər\ noun
Examples of reconstruct in a sentence
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
RECONSTRUCT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reconstruct for English Language Learners
: to build (something damaged or destroyed) again
: to find out and describe or show the way an event or series of events happened
RECONSTRUCT Defined for Kids
Medical Definition 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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