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## Word Origin & History

early 15c., from Latin constructus, past participle of construere "to heap up" (see construction). Related: Constructed; constructing.

## Example Sentences forconstruct

There was no time to construct an armoured fleet; but they did not think they needed one.

The second of the West India islands to construct a railroad was Jamaica.

But what does this attempt to construct a universal history of the globe imply?

Fig. 89 shows the various pieces necessary to construct the hull.

The blocks necessary to construct this boat are shown in Fig. 24.

This is very simple to construct and makes a pleasing craft when finished.

The actual expense necessary to construct the boat is very small.

Yet he took an order from the Government for a thousand and proceeded to construct a model.

Necessarily, our first proceeding was to construct a habitation.

It was an enormous labor to construct this fortification in the dead of winter.