Definition of Reconstruct in English :

Define Reconstruct in English

Reconstruct meaning in English

Meaning of Reconstruct in English

Pronunciation of Reconstruct in English

Reconstruct pronunciation in English

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1. construct, reconstruct, retrace

reassemble mentally

Example Sentences:
'reconstruct the events of 20 years ago'

2. rebuild, reconstruct

build again

Example Sentences:
'The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb'

3. reconstruct

cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically

4. reconstruct, restore

return to its original or usable and functioning condition

Example Sentences:
'restore the forest to its original pristine condition'

5. reconstruct, redo, remodel

do over, as of (part of) a house

Example Sentences:
'We are remodeling these rooms'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (transitive)
to construct or form again; rebuild
to reconstruct a Greek vase from fragments
to form a picture of (a crime, past event, etc) by piecing together evidence or acting out a version of what might have taken place

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see synonyms of reconstruct
verb transitive
to construct again; rebuild; make over
to build up, from remaining parts or other evidence, a concept or reproduction of (something in its original or complete form)

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tr.v. re·con·struct·ed, re·con·struct·ing, re·con·structs
1. To construct again; rebuild.
2. To assemble or build again mentally; re-create: reconstructed the sequence of events from the evidence.
3. Linguistics To deduce the form and properties of (a protolanguage or an unattested word) based on evidence from attested languages, such as cognate words.
4. To cause to adopt a new attitude or outlook: a diehard traditionalist who could not be reconstructed.

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