An example of construction is the creating and decorating of a new ice cream shoppe in a store that previously was a shoe store.
An example of construction is the art of making homes and businesses.
An example of construction is how a sentence is put together using words.
The engineer marvelled at his construction.
To put the wrong construction on a statement.
I was inclined to put a favorable construction on his reply.
An engineer trained in highway construction; worked in construction for seven years.
A nation that was glorious in its historical construction.
"Construction in string and clockwork" took first prize.
American conservatives tend to favor strict construction of the Constitution.
A shelter of simple construction.
Other Word Forms
Origin of construction
- From Old French construction, from Latin cōnstructiō, from cōnstruere, present active infinitive of cōnstruō.