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con·struct

construct

 
 
pronunciation:
kn struhkt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: constructs, constructing, constructed
definition: to build; put together.
They constructed the garage in three days.
synonyms:
assemble, build, erect, make
antonyms:
demolish, tear down
similar words:
create, fashion, form, raise, rear
derivations: constructible (adj.), constructor (constructer) (n.)
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con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, t, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."
struct Latin root that means build