Definition of Reconstruct

1. Verb. Reassemble mentally. "Reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"

Exact synonyms: Construct, Retrace
Generic synonyms: Conjecture, Hypothecate, Hypothesise, Hypothesize, Speculate, Suppose, Theorise, Theorize
Specialized synonyms: Etymologise, Etymologize
Derivative terms: Reconstruction



2. Verb. Build again. "The men reconstruct the bookshelves"; "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb"
Exact synonyms: Rebuild
Category relationships: Building, Construction
Generic synonyms: Build, Construct, Make
Derivative terms: Rebuilding, Reconstruction

3. Verb. Cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically.
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

4. Verb. Return to its original or usable and functioning condition. "Restore the forest to its original pristine condition"
Exact synonyms: Restore
Specialized synonyms: Decompress, Uncompress, Rehabilitate, Rehabilitate, Defibrillate, Reinstate
Generic synonyms: Regenerate, Renew
Derivative terms: Reconstructive, Restoration, Restoration, Restorer

5. Verb. Do over, as of (part of) a house. "We are remodeling these rooms"
Exact synonyms: Redo, Remodel
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Reconstruction

Definition of Reconstruct

1. v. t. To construct again; to rebuild; to remodel; to form again or anew.

Definition of Reconstruct

1. Verb. To construct again; to restore. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reconstruct

1. construct [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: construct

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reconstruct

reconsolidation
reconsolidations
reconsoling
reconstitute
reconstituted
reconstitutes
reconstituting
reconstitution
reconstitutions
reconstrict
reconstricted
reconstricting
reconstriction
reconstrictions
reconstricts
reconstruct (current term)
reconstructable
reconstructed
reconstructed language
reconstructed languages
reconstructible
reconstructing
reconstruction
reconstructions
reconstructive
reconstructive mammaplasty
reconstructive memory
reconstructive psychotherapy
reconstructive surgery
reconstructive surgical procedures

Literary usage of Reconstruct

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1. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"Scott's campaign is wholly destroyed and he must now go to work and reconstruct it. While our army is demoralised, theirs is in the same degree consolidated ..."

2. Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain: With Physical Sections and Maps by Alexander von Humboldt (1822)
"... because one day they would have to reconstruct with their hands the very same edifices, either for the besieged, if they were to conquer, ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"To reconstruct means to construct again, or to rebuild; and where an ordinance grant- lag to a street railway the right to use the streets on condition that ..."

4. Union--disunion--reunion: : Three Decades of Federal Legislation 1855 to by Samuel Sullivan Cox (1885)
"... AND VAGRANCY —VIRGINIA ATTEMPTS TO reconstruct — GENERAL BUTLER'S ACTION — GENERAL WEITZEL AND PRESIDENT LINCOLN AT RICHMOND—PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S ORDER ..."

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