Definitions of construction

  1. a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; " I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
  2. the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought
  3. a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity; " the structure consisted of a series of arches"; " she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
  4. The process or art of constructing; the act of building; erection; the act of devising and forming; fabrication; composition.
  5. The form or manner of building or putting together the parts of anything; structure; arrangement.
  6. The arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; syntactical arrangement.
  7. The method of construing, interpreting, or explaining a declaration or fact; an attributed sense or meaning; understanding; explanation; interpretation; sense.
  8. The act of building; that which is built; an edifice; interpretation; arrangement and grammatical relationship of words in a sentence.
  9. Anything piled together, building: manner of forming: ( gram.) the arrangement of words in a sentence: interpretation: meaning.
  10. The act of constructing; a structure.
  11. Style of building; grammatical arrangement and relation of words.
  12. The act of construing; interpretation; meaning.
  13. The act of construction; fabrication; the thing constructed; structure; the form of construction; conformation; interpretation; the arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; the syntax; the drawing of such lines and figures as are necessary to the solution of a problem.
  14. The thing formed or built; the proper arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; the sense, meaning, or interpretation, as of the words of another, & c.; the manner of drawing figures or diagrams in mathematics.