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re·con·struct

 (rē′kən-strŭkt′)
tr.v. re·con·struct·ed, re·con·struct·ing, re·con·structs
1. To construct again; rebuild.
2. To assemble or build again mentally; re-create: reconstructed the sequence of events from the evidence.
3. Linguistics To deduce the form and properties of (a protolanguage or an unattested word) based on evidence from attested languages, such as cognate words.
4. To cause to adopt a new attitude or outlook: a diehard traditionalist who could not be reconstructed.

re′con·struct′i·ble adj.

reconstruct

(ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt)
vb (tr)
1. to construct or form again; rebuild: to reconstruct a Greek vase from fragments.
2. to form a picture of (a crime, past event, etc) by piecing together evidence or acting out a version of what might have taken place
ˌreconˈstructible adj
ˌreconˈstruction n
ˌreconˈstructive, ˌreconˈstructional adj
ˌreconˈstructor n

re•con•struct

(ˌri kənˈstrʌkt)

v.t.
1. to construct again; rebuild; make over.
2. to re-create in the mind or in a simulation from available information: to reconstruct the events of the murder.
[1760–70]
re`con•struct′i•ble, re`con•struc′tive, adj.
re`con•struc′tor, n.

reconstruct


Past participle: reconstructed
Gerund: reconstructing

Imperative
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Present
I reconstruct
you reconstruct
he/she/it reconstructs
we reconstruct
you reconstruct
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Preterite
I reconstructed
you reconstructed
he/she/it reconstructed
we reconstructed
you reconstructed
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Present Continuous
I am reconstructing
you are reconstructing
he/she/it is reconstructing
we are reconstructing
you are reconstructing
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Present Perfect
I have reconstructed
you have reconstructed
he/she/it has reconstructed
we have reconstructed
you have reconstructed
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Past Continuous
I was reconstructing
you were reconstructing
he/she/it was reconstructing
we were reconstructing
you were reconstructing
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Past Perfect
I had reconstructed
you had reconstructed
he/she/it had reconstructed
we had reconstructed
you had reconstructed
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Future
I will reconstruct
you will reconstruct
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we will reconstruct
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Future Perfect
I will have reconstructed
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we will have reconstructed
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Future Continuous
I will be reconstructing
you will be reconstructing
he/she/it will be reconstructing
we will be reconstructing
you will be reconstructing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reconstructing
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we have been reconstructing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reconstructing
you will have been reconstructing
he/she/it will have been reconstructing
we will have been reconstructing
you will have been reconstructing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reconstructing
you had been reconstructing
he/she/it had been reconstructing
we had been reconstructing
you had been reconstructing
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Conditional
I would reconstruct
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Past Conditional
I would have reconstructed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reconstruct - reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, conjecture, theorise, theorize, hypothecate, suppose - to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
etymologise, etymologize - construct the history of words
2.reconstruct - build again; "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb"
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
build, construct, make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
3.reconstruct - cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
4.reconstruct - return to its original or usable and functioning condition; "restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
decompress, uncompress - restore to its uncompressed form; "decompress data"
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
rehabilitate - help to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute; "The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated"; "After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"
rehabilitate - restore to a state of good condition or operation
defibrillate - stop the fibrillation and restore normal contractions, usually by means of electric shocks; "The patient's heart had to be defibrillated to save his life"
reinstate - restore to the previous state or rank
5.reconstruct - do over, as of (part of) a house; "We are remodeling these rooms"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

reconstruct

verb
1. rebuild, reform, restore, recreate, remake, renovate, remodel, re-establish, regenerate, reorganize, reassemble The government must reconstruct the shattered economy.
2. build up a picture of, build up, piece together, deduce, re-enact Elaborate efforts were made to reconstruct what had happened.

reconstruct

verb
To bring back to a previous normal condition:
Translations
يَبْني ثانِيَةً، يُعيد تَمْثيل الجَريمَه
rekonstruovat
rekonstruere
rekonstruál
endurgera
atkūrimasatkurtirekonstrukcijarekonstruoti
atsaukt atmiņā
rekonštruovať
yeniden tasarlamak

reconstruct

[ˈriːkənˈstrʌkt] VT [+ building] → reconstruir; [+ crime, scene of crime] → reconstituir

reconstruct

[ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt] vt
(= rebuild) [+ building, road, city] → reconstruire
(= renew, reinvigorate) [+ economy, country] → rebâtir
(MEDICINE) [+ face, limb, breasts] → reconstruire
(= change) [+ system, policy] → réformer
(= recreate) [+ crime, event] → reconstituer

reconstruct

vtrekonstruieren; cities, buildingwieder aufbauen; to reconstruct one’s life(im Leben) noch einmal von vorn anfangen

reconstruct

[ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt] vtricostruire

reconstruct

(riːkənˈstrakt) verb
to create a complete description or idea, on the basis of certain known facts. Let us try to reconstruct the crime.
ˌreconˈstruction (-ʃən) noun

reconstruct

v. reconstruir, reparar, restablecer.

reconstruct

vt reconstruir
References in classic literature ?
can easily reconstruct in their minds the aggregate of edifices to which it belonged, and find again entire in it the ancient Gothic place of the fifteenth century.
The fragments accidentally stuck together would, in all probability, be found to fit each other, and would certainly (in any case) be the easiest fragments to reconstruct as a center to start from.
I am in the position of a biologist who from a single bone must reconstruct not only the appearance of an extinct animal, but its habits.
It was necessary for me to reconstruct the occurrence and make of it two phases--each separated from the other, in time, by the space of several hours.
He went out the back way and wandered down the obscure lane grieving, and wondering if any course of future conduct, however discreet and carefully perfected and watched over, could win back his uncle's favor and persuade him to reconstruct once more that generous will which had just gone to ruin before his eyes.
They now knew that it required but one hour to take up arms again and one night to reconstruct the barricades.
Let me hear you reconstruct the man by an examination of it.
They repeated to each other, while pillaging his hotel, that he was sent to Gigelli by the king to reconstruct his lost fortunes; that the treasures of Africa would be equally divided between the admiral and the king of France; that these treasures consisted in mines of diamonds, or other fabulous stones; the gold and silver mines of Mount Atlas did not even obtain the honor of being named.
To reconstruct a past world, doubtless with a view to the highest purposes of truth--what a work to be in any way present at, to assist in, though only as a lamp-holder
He said SERRA was reconstructing buildings that had been demolished during the earthquake and after failure in timely construction, they were negotiating with UAE and Islamic development bank (IDB) for provision of soft loan to reconstruct remaining buildings.
While the historical sites in Deira and Bur Dubai only had to be renovated for preservation, there is a reason why Dubai had to completely reconstruct the historical Shindagha, says Eman Assi, cultural heritage expert with the Architectural Heritage Department at the Dubai Municipality.
Rhys Isaac and David Waldstreicher reconstruct the stories of two men who experienced the American Revolution toward the end of long lives.