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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To understand a remark or action in a particular way. Make sense of.

Usage examples (29)
  • Any opinions expressed are personal and should not be construed as medical advice.
  • If you believe that Israel is a legitimate state, then you will "construe" any article that treats it as legitimate as "pro-Israeli."
  • Looking to context, if you mean "construe", I gather that you (and many other progressives) are not a fan of this "four corners" concept?
  • What had she given him that he could construe as love? for more
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