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Definition of Construe


  1. To apply the rules of syntax to (a sentence or clause) so as to exhibit the structure, arrangement, or connection of, or to discover the sense; to explain the construction of; to interpret; to translate.
  2. To put a construction upon; to explain the sense or intention of; to interpret; to understand.

Construe Translations

construe in German is konstruieren
construe in Spanish is traducir literalmente
construe in Swedish is tolka