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English verb: reconstruct

1. reconstruct (cognition) reassemble mentally

SamplesReconstruct the events of 20 years ago.

Synonymsconstruct, retrace

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)conjecture, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, suppose, theorise, theorize

Narrower (hyponym)etymologise, etymologize

2. reconstruct (creation) build again

SamplesThe house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb.

ExamplesThe men reconstruct the bookshelves


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)build, construct, make

Domain categorybuilding, construction

3. reconstruct (change) cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

4. reconstruct (social) return to its original or usable and functioning condition

SamplesRestore the forest to its original pristine condition.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)regenerate, renew

Narrower (hyponym)decompress, defibrillate, rehabilitate, rehabilitate, reinstate, uncompress

5. reconstruct (change) do over, as of (part of) a house

SamplesWe are remodeling these rooms.

Synonymsredo, remodel

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

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