reconstruct

reconstruct
I verb duplicate, make over, modernize, rearrange, rebuild, recast, reclaim, recompose, recondition, reconstitute, recreate, redo, reestablish, refashion, reficere, reform, refresh, refurbish, regenerate, rehabilitate, remake, remodel, remold, renew, renovate, reorganize, restituere, restore, revamp, rework associated concepts: reconstruct the scene of a crime II index alter, change, convert (change use), copy, emend, fix (repair), modify (alter), reconstitute, recreate, reform, rehabilitate, renew (refurbish), renovate, repair, repeat (do again), reproduce, restore (renew), revise, transform

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  • reconstruct — re‧con‧struct [ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt] verb [intransitive, transitive] PROPERTY to build something again or repair it after it has been destroyed or damaged: • attempts to reconstruct the country s war damaged economy * * * reconstruct UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • Reconstruct — Re con*struct ( str?kt ), v. t. To construct again; to rebuild; to remodel; to form again or anew. [1913 Webster] Regiments had been dissolved and reconstructed. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reconstruct — 1768, to build anew, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + CONSTRUCT (Cf. construct). Meaning to restore (something) mentally is attested from 1862. Related: Reconstructed; reconstructing …   Etymology dictionary

  • reconstruct — [v] reorganize, build up copy, deduce, doctor*, do up*, fix, fix up, make over, modernize, overhaul, patch, piece together, reassemble, rebuild, recast, recondition, reconstitute, recreate, reestablish, refashion, reform, regenerate, rehabilitate …   New thesaurus

  • reconstruct — ► VERB 1) construct again. 2) form an impression, model, or re enactment of (something) from evidence. DERIVATIVES reconstruction noun reconstructive adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • reconstruct — [rē΄kən strukt′] vt. 1. to construct again; rebuild; make over 2. to build up, from remaining parts or other evidence, a concept or reproduction of (something in its original or complete form) reconstructive adj …   English World dictionary

  • reconstruct — [[t]ri͟ːkənstrʌ̱kt[/t]] reconstructs, reconstructing, reconstructed 1) VERB If you reconstruct something that has been destroyed or badly damaged, you build it and make it work again. [V n] The government must reconstruct the shattered economy …   English dictionary

  • reconstruct — 01. The police are using eyewitness reports of the murder in an attempt to [reconstruct] the events of the night. 02. He had to have [reconstructive] surgery to repair damage done to his nose in the car accident. 03. Parts of the church had to be …   Grammatical examples in English

  • reconstruct — verb ADVERB ▪ completely ▪ partially ▪ carefully, painstakingly ▪ Every aspect of the original has been closely studied and painstakingly reconstructed. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • reconstruct — UK [ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt] / US [ˌrɪkənˈstrʌkt] verb [transitive] Word forms reconstruct : present tense I/you/we/they reconstruct he/she/it reconstructs present participle reconstructing past tense reconstructed past participle reconstructed 1) a) to… …   English dictionary

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