Friday, December 5, 2014

Construe

Construe [ v. kuh'n-STROO or, especially Brit., KON-stroo; n. KON-stroo ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr. v.) to explain the meaning or intention of
2. (tr. v.) to interpret or deduce by inference
3. (tr. v.) to analyze the syntax of or to arrange syntactically words or phrases
4. (intr. v.) to be subject to grammatical analysis
5. (n.) an interpretation or translation
3.(n.) the act of explaining
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 People construed that he was antisocial by the glowering look on his face.