Construction etymology


English word construction comes from Latin struo, Latin struere, Latin com-, Latin con

Etymology of construction

Detailed word origin of construction

Dictionary entry Language Definition
struo Latin (lat) I compose, construct, build. I place, arrange. I ready, prepare.
struere Latin (lat)
com- Latin (lat)
con Latin (lat)
construo Latin (lat) (grammar) I connect, construct.. I construct, build, fabricate, erect.. I heap, bring, collect or gather together.
constructio Latin (lat) (grammar) A grammatical connection; construction.. A building, construction.. The act of putting, placing or joining together.
construction Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
construction English (en) (arts) A (usually non-representational) structure, such as a collage etc.. (geometry) A geometric figure of arcs and line segments that is drawable with a straightedge and compass.. (grammar) A group of words arranged to form a meaningful phrase.. A building, model or some other structure.. Anything that has been constructed.. The act or result of construing the meaning of something.. The [...]

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