What does reconstruct mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term reconstruct:

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

How to pronounce reconstruct?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say reconstruct in sign language?

  1. reconstruct


  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. Khamboly Dy:

    It is important to us to collect all the remaining documents and conduct interviews to reconstruct the record.

  2. 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.

  3. Amin Nasser:

    We have a lot of projects in the kingdom... so we have all of the workforce that's needed to rebuild, reconstruct and put it back.

  4. Brian Clauss:

    It can be particularly cruel -- an elderly veteran has to reconstruct their service record. They're forced to prove their qualifications.

  5. Armand Leroi:

    We will be able to reconstruct the history of art and develop a mathematical theory of its evolution, just as scientists have done for the history of life.

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