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Definition of construed in English English dictionary

past of construe
construe
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construe
{v} to translate, interpret, explain
construe
To interpret or explain the meaning of something
construe
To translate
construe
To analyze the grammatical structure of a clause or sentence
construe
A translation or interpretation
construe
{f} interpret in a particular way, explain, analyze, understand
construe
If something is construed in a particular way, its nature or meaning is interpreted in that way. What may seem helpful behaviour to you can be construed as interference by others He may construe the approach as a hostile act We are taught to construe these terms in a particular way. to understand a remark or action in a particular way misconstrue construe sth as sth (construere, from , , from com- ( COM-) + struere )
construe
make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
construe
To apply the rules of syntax to (a sentence or clause) so as to exhibit the structure, arrangement, or connection of, or to discover the sense; to explain the construction of; to interpret; to translate
construe
To put a construction upon; to explain the sense or intention of; to interpret; to understand
construed

    Hyphenation

    con·strued

    Turkish pronunciation

    kınstrud

    Pronunciation

    /kənˈstro͞od/ /kənˈstruːd/

    Etymology

    [ k&n-'strü ] (verb.) 14th century. Middle English, from Late Latin construere, from Latin, to construct.

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