What does reconstruct mean?

Definitions for reconstruct
ˌri kənˈstrʌktre·con·struct

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reconstruct, construct, retrace(verb)

    reassemble mentally

    "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"

  2. rebuild, reconstruct(verb)

    build again

    "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb"

  3. reconstruct(verb)

    cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically

  4. restore, reconstruct(verb)

    return to its original or usable and functioning condition

    "restore the forest to its original pristine condition"

  5. remodel, reconstruct, redo(verb)

    do over, as of (part of) a house

    "We are remodeling these rooms"


  1. reconstruct(Verb)

    To construct again; to restore.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reconstruct(verb)

    to construct again; to rebuild; to remodel; to form again or anew

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reconstruct

    rē-kon-strukt′, v.t. to construct again: to rebuild.—n. Reconstruc′tion.—adj. Reconstruc′tionary.—n. Reconstruc′tionist.—adj. Reconstruc′tive, able or tending to reconstruct.

Anagrams for reconstruct »

  1. corncutters

  2. constructer

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reconstruct in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reconstruct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of reconstruct in a Sentence

  1. Susannah Maidment:

    But even if one was to find some fragments of DNA, we would not be able to reconstruct a dinosaur 'Jurassic Park-style' because we would need the complete genome to figure out where the holes in the DNA are.

  2. Omar Sy:

    The hardest part for me is the language that I don't speak ... it blocks me a little on certain things, in France, I already have a career and a name that give me access to certain things and here I have to reconstruct all of that. That makes it interesting to work here, to start from zero again.

  3. Gamal Helal:

    When we are interpreting, we take notes for ourselves - these are not verbatim notes, they are only a language we understand, so we can reconstruct the phrase or paragraph, sometimes you prepare the notes at the request of the president.

  4. David Ferbrache:

    (That) imposes cost on them (the criminals), because they then have to reconstruct that botnet, those phishing sites, for us it's very much a bit of a call to arms across the community ... There's a lot more we can do.

  5. Italian State Police:

    We have been able to reconstruct the existence of a man who had been buried in our mountains for over 60 years.

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    having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
    • A. ectomorphic
    • B. indiscernible
    • C. arbitrary
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