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Definition of Construct


  1. To put together the constituent parts of (something) in their proper place and order; to build; to form; to make; as, to construct an edifice.
  2. To devise; to invent; to set in order; to arrange; as, to construct a theory of ethics.
  3. Formed by, or relating to, construction, interpretation, or inference.

Construct Quotations

Depression is the inability to construct a future.
Rollo May

Humanity's legacy of stories and storytelling is the most precious we have. All wisdom is in our stories and songs. A story is how we construct our experiences. At the very simplest, it can be: 'He/she was born, lived, died.' Probably that is the template of our stories - a beginning, middle, and end. This structure is in our minds.
Doris Lessing

Capital isn't this pile of money sitting somewhere; it's an accounting construct.
Bethany McLean

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.
Saint Augustine

The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn't construct his theory under order from a, from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn't revolutionize the automobile industry that way.
Milton Friedman
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Construct Translations

construct in Danish is bygge
construct in Dutch is bouwen, construeren, aanleggen
construct in Finnish is rakentaa
construct in German is konstruieren, einrichten, gestalten, Konstruiert
construct in Latin is molior, texo, instruo
construct in Spanish is traducir literalmente, construir
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