construct etymology

English word construct comes from Latin struo, Latin com-

Detailed word origin of construct

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
struo Latin (lat) I compose, construct, build. I place, arrange. I ready, prepare.
com- Latin (lat)
construere Latin (lat)
construct English (eng) (genetics) A segment of nucleic acid, created artificially, for transplantation into a target cell or tissue.. A concept or model.. Something constructed from parts. (transitive) To build (a sentence, an argument, etc.) by arranging words or ideas.. (transitive) To build or form (something) by assembling parts.. (transitive, geometry) To draw (a geometric figure) by following precise [...]

Words with the same origin as construct

Descendants of struo
cons construction destroy destroying destruction infrastructure instruct instruction instructor instrument instrumental obstruction reconstruct reconstruction strain straw strawberry structural structure
Descendants of com-
account collect collection college command commander commissioner competition complain complete complex confirm conscience correct cos cost couch count cousin precious price prison prisoner prize