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Construe (IPA: /kənˈstɹu/)

Construe (v. t. )

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 (v. t. )

To put a construction upon; to explain the sense or intention of; to interpret; to understand.

Construe Synonyms

See, Construe With, Interpret


Construe in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As lawyers we must construe the will like any other document." - Wills

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