English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'construct'

(verb) 
Definition
to build or put together
The boxes should be constructed from rough-sawn timber.
Synonyms
build
Developers are now proposing to build a hotel on the site.
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design
We may be able to design a course to suit your particular needs.
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raise
They raised a church in the shape of a boat.
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set up
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fashion
The desk was fashioned out of oak.
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shape
Like it or not, our families shape our lives.
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engineer
The canals were both engineered by a farmer's son.
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manufacture
The first three models are being manufactured at our factory in Manchester.
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put up
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assemble
She was trying to assemble the bookcase when it collapsed.
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put together
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erect
Demonstrators have erected barricades in the roads.
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fabricate
All the tools are fabricated from high-quality steel.
Opposites
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knock down
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pull down
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tear down
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(verb) 
Definition
to compose (an argument or sentence)
You will find it difficult to construct a spending plan without first recording your outgoings.
Synonyms
create
He's creating a whole new language of painting.
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make
They now make cars at two plants in Europe.
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form
The bowl was formed out of clay.
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set up
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organize
We need someone to help organize our campaign.
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compose
They agreed to form a council composed of leaders of the rival factions.
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put together
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of assemble
Definition
to put together the parts of (a machine)
She was trying to assemble the bookcase when it collapsed.
Synonyms
put together,
set up,
build up,
piece together,
fit together
in the sense of compose
Definition
to be the component elements of
They agreed to form a council composed of leaders of the rival factions.
Synonyms
put together,
make up,
in the sense of design
Definition
to plan and make (something) artistically
We may be able to design a course to suit your particular needs.

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