HyperDic: reconstruct

English > 5 senses of the word reconstruct:
VERBcognitionreconstruct, construct, retracereassemble mentally
creationreconstruct, rebuildbuild again
changereconstructcause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically
socialreconstruct, restorereturn to its original or usable and functioning condition
changereconstruct, remodel, redodo over, as of (part of) a house
reconstruct > pronunciation
Soundsriy.kahnstrah'kt
Rhymesabduct ... viaduct: 19 rhymes with ahkt...
English > reconstruct: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningreassemble mentally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
Synonymsconstruct, retrace
Narroweretymologize, etymologiseConstruct the history of words
Broaderspeculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
Spanishconstruir, desandar, reconstruir, rememorar
Catalanreconstruir, rememorar
Nounsreconstructionrecall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
English > reconstruct: 5 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningbuild again.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe men reconstruct the bookshelves
Synonymrebuild
Categoryconstruction, buildingThe act of constructing something
Broaderconstruct, build, makemake by combining materials and parts
Spanishreconstruir
Catalanreconstruir
Nounsreconstructionthe activity of constructing something again
English > reconstruct: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Catalanreconstruir
English > reconstruct: 5 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningReturn to its original or usable and functioning condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymrestore
Narrowerdecompress, uncompressrestore to its uncompressed form
defibrillatestop the fibrillation and restore normal contractions, usually by means of electric shocks
rehabilitateHelp to readapt / readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute
rehabilitaterestore to a state of good condition or operation
reinstaterestore to the previous state or rank
Broaderregenerate, renewreestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
Spanishdevolver, restablecer
Catalanrestablir, tornar
Adjectivesreconstructivehelping to restore to good condition / condition
English > reconstruct: 5 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningDo over, as of (part of) a house.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsremodel, redo
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishreconstruir, rehacer, remodelar
Catalanreconstruir, refer, remodelar
Nounsreconstructionthe activity of constructing something again

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