construe

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construe /kənˈstruː/ verb
construes; construed; construing
construe
/kənˈstruː/
verb
construes; construed; construing
Learner's definition of CONSTRUE
[+ object] somewhat formal
: to understand (an action, event, remark, etc.) in a particular way usually + as often used as (be) construed
compare misconstrue
: to understand the meaning of (a word, phrase, or sentence)
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