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tr.v. con·struct·ed, con·struct·ing, con·structs
1. To form by assembling or combining parts; build.
2. To create (an argument or a sentence, for example) by systematically arranging ideas or terms.
3. Mathematics To draw (a geometric figure) that meets specific requirements.
n. (kŏn′strŭkt′)
1. Something formed or constructed from parts.
a. A concept, model, or schematic idea: a theoretical construct of the atom.
b. A concrete image or idea: "[He] began to shift focus from the haunted constructs of terror in his early work" (Stephen Koch).

[Latin cōnstruere, cōnstrūct- : com-, com- + struere, to pile up; see ster- in Indo-European roots.]

con·struct′i·ble adj.
con·struc′tor, con·struct′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.constructor - someone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)
boatbuilder - a person who builds boats
contractor - someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things
contractor - (law) a party to a contract
homebuilder, home-builder, housebuilder, house-builder - someone who builds houses as a business
jerry-builder - someone who builds cheap buildings out of poor materials on speculation for a quick profit
road builder - someone whose business is to build roads
ship builder, shipbuilder - a person who builds ships as a business
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or constructer
A person or business that makes or builds something:
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[kənˈstrʌktəʳ] Nconstructor m
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[kənˈstrʌktər] n [machine, vehicle] → constructeur/trice m/f
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(kənˈstrakt) verb
to build; to put together. They are planning to construct a new supermarket near our house; Construct a sentence containing `although'.
conˈstruction (-ʃən) noun
1. (a way of) constructing or putting together. The bridge is still under construction.
2. something built. That construction won't last long.
conˈstructive (-tiv) adjective
helpful; having to do with making, not with destroying. Constructive criticism tells you both what is wrong and also what to do about it.
conˈstructively adverb
conˈstructor noun
a person who constructs. a constructor of bridges.
construction site
a building site.
construction worker
a builder.
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References in classic literature ?
As an inventor and constructor of machines I know that to be true."
Had the ingenuity of the constructors of the projectile obtained any happy result?
Following a 10-hour meeting at the FIA headquarters in Paris a statement read: "The WMSC have stripped Vodafone McLaren Mercedes of all constructor points in the 2007 FIA Formula One world championship and the teamcan score no points for the remainder of the season.
Robert Bryant, Axalta's Interim Chief Executive Officer, commented, "On behalf of Axalta, I would like to congratulate Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport on its fifth consecutive FIA Formula One World Constructor's Championship, and Lewis Hamilton on winning his fifth FIA Formula One[TM] World Drivers' Championship.
If the Slovak-Italian consortium of companies does not speed up construction, the state might terminate the contract.If the construction work at the Viscaron#328oveacute Tunnel continue at the current pace, the National Highway Company will terminate the agreement with the constructor.
He said that policy measures should be adopted to enable the local construction companies to import construction equipment and machinery at affordable prices thus enhancing their capacity and eventually saving government expenditure through import substitution of foreign contractors: To avoid misuse of this facility, the exemption may only be allowed to constructors who hold a valid Contractors License from Pakistan Engineering Council and provides a certificate from Constructors Association of Pakistan confirming the genuine project specific requirements of the constructor keeping in view the works awarded to the company.
Moscow: Sberbank's new service called "Document Constructor" enables its users to draw up legally correct documents (contracts, acts, claims, etc.) in a matter of clicks.
According to a report, citing an update posted Tuesday by Malaysia's MH370 Response Team, Ocean Infinity's search ship, the Seabed Constructor, was able to launch all eight of its autonomous underwater vehicles following favorable weather conditions.
Interpreting sonar data into credible image scenes will be the primary challenge for Seabed Constructor vessel during the fresh search for Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370 which went missing in March 2014, aviation experts opine.
He also directed constructor to ensure quality work with timely completion.
The team finished in third place in the F1 constructor's table in the 2014 and 2015 seasons, after years spent in the doldrums in the middle of the grid, unable to keep pace with betterresourced outfits.