Reconstruct - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt|  American pronunciation of the word reconstruct
Brit.  |riːkənˈstrʌkt|  British pronunciation of the word reconstruct


- reassemble mentally(syn: construct, retrace)

reconstruct the events of 20 years ago

- build again (syn: rebuild)
- cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically
- return to its original or usable and functioning condition (syn: restore)
- do over, as of (part of) a house (syn: redo, remodel)


After the earthquake, many houses needed to be reconstructed.

Archaeologists were able to reconstruct most of the ancient village from their findings.

They are attempting to reconstruct the events that led to the bridge's collapse.

Police were reconstructing the movements of the murdered couple.

The task ahead is to reconstruct the building.

reconstruct the events of 20 years ago

We tried to reconstruct the chronology of the accident.

Napoleon made arduous efforts to reconstruct his army.

Police are trying to reconstruct the sequence of events on the night of the murder.

he wants to reconstruct the original text

Word forms

I/you/we/they: reconstruct
he/she/it: reconstructs
present participle: reconstructing
past tense: reconstructed
past participle: reconstructed
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