construe[ verb kuh n-stroo or, esp. British, kon-stroo; noun kon-stroo ]SEE DEFINITION OF construe
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSTRUE
But you must not, my dearest friend, construe common gratitude into love.
And even if he had, we must not construe any trifling peculiarity into madness.
But however you construe the hierograph, the door must be demolished before you get out.
There—I believe I can construe that passage as well as Porson.
She has been used to her father's abstraction, and does not construe it into any slight.
But in every case the early practice did not construe this to include the Territories.
In so far as her mind could construe, she acknowledged benefits received.
Any attempt to construe the purposes of Deity must be liable to the same misapplication.
The April sun seemed to stir in him a vague feeling that he could not construe.
If you consider them to be so, you may construe my words in that way.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONSTRUE
- clear up
- deal with
- figure out
- find out
- get right
- get to the bottom
- hit upon
- iron out
- make a dent
- make out
- pan out
- put two and two together
- think out
- work out