Noun Definition


1.Definition: a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

"I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"

Related Noun(s):expression

Category: General

2.Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"The structure consisted of a series of arches", "She wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

Related Noun(s):structure

Category: Objects

3.Definition: an interpretation of a text or action

"They put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"

Related Noun(s):twist

Category: General

4.Definition: drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem

"The assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"

Category: General

5.Definition: the act of constructing something

"During the construction we had to take a detour", "His hobby was the building of boats"

Related Noun(s):building

Category: General

6.Definition: the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones

"Their main business is home construction", "Workers in the building trades"

Related Noun(s):building

Category: General

7.Definition: the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought

Category: General