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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

Spanish Translation

Construe in Spanish is Interpretar

Tagalog Translation

Construe in Tagalog is Magpakahulugan

Example Sentence (Quote)

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

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