What is construct?

  • (verb): Create by linking linguistic units.
    Example: "Construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on construct:

Construct (software)
... Construct is a free, open source DirectX game creator ... On April 20th 2013, Scirra announced Construct Classic had been retired in order to focus on Construct 2 ...
Suffixes In Hebrew - Construct Form
... Suffix Meaning Examples ת (Tav) Changes a singular feminine noun to the construct form ... Moshe (Torah of Moses) י (Yud) Changes a plural masculine noun to the construct form ...
Construct State - Berber
... In Berber, the construct state is used for the possessor, for objects of prepositions, nouns following numerals, and subjects occurring before their verb (modified from the normal VSO order) ... In some cases, (not) applying the construct state could completely alter the meaning of the phrase ... In the intransitive case, the construct state is required for the subject ...
Test Validity
... the concept into various "validities" (such as content validity, criterion validity, and construct validity), the currently dominant view is that validity is a single unitary construct ... Though many textbooks present validity as a static construct, various models of validity have evolved since the first published recommendations for constructing psychological and education tests ... several types of validity, and modern models, which present validity as a single construct ...
Multitrait-multimethod Matrix
... The multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) matrix is an approach to examining Construct Validity developed by Campbell and Fiske(1959) ... There are six major considerations when examining a construct's validity through the MTMM matrix, which are as follows 1 ... Evaluation of convergent validity — Tests designed to measure the same construct should correlate highly amongst themselves ...

More definitions of "construct":

  • (noun): An abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.
    Synonyms: concept, conception
  • (verb): Draw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions.
    Example: "Construct an equilateral triangle"
  • (verb): Create by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts.
    Example: "Construct a proof"; "construct an argument"
  • (verb): Make by combining materials and parts.
    Synonyms: build, make

Famous quotes containing the word construct:

    We are trying to construct a more inclusive society.... We are going to make a country in which no one is left out.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    And it has to find what will suffice. It has
    To construct a new stage.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    The fact that we are all trained to be mothers from infancy on means that we are all trained to devote our lives to men, whether they are our sons or not; that we are all trained to force other women to exemplify the lack of qualities which characterizes the cultural construct of femininity.
    Andrea Dworkin (b. 1946)