- to build, form, or devise by fitting parts or elements together systematically
- Geom. to draw (a figure) so as to meet the specified requirements
Origin of constructfrom Classical Latin constructus, past participle of construere from com-, together + struere, to pile up, build: see strew
- something built or put together systematically
- an idea or perception resulting from a synthesis of sense impressions, etc.
- a concept or theory devised to integrate in an orderly way the diverse data on a phenomenonalso logical construct