Construct etymology


English word construct comes from Latin struo, Latin com-

Etymology of construct

Detailed word origin of construct

Dictionary entry Language Definition
struo Latin (lat) I compose, construct, build. I place, arrange. I ready, prepare.
com- Latin (lat)
construere Latin (lat)
construct English (en) (genetics) A segment of nucleic acid, created artificially, for transplantation into a target cell or tissue.. A concept or model.. Something constructed from parts. (transitive) To build (a sentence, an argument, etc.) by arranging words or ideas.. (transitive) To build or form (something) by assembling parts.. (transitive, geometry) To draw (a geometric figure) by following precise [...]