Construct form
Construct Con"struct, a. Formed by, or relating to, construction, interpretation, or inference. [1913 Webster]

{Construct form} or {Construct state} (Heb. Gram.), that of a noun used before another which has the genitive relation to it. [1913 Webster]


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  • construct form — noun : construct state …   Useful english dictionary

  • Construct — Con struct, a. Formed by, or relating to, construction, interpretation, or inference. [1913 Webster] {Construct form} or {Construct state} (Heb. Gram.), that of a noun used before another which has the genitive relation to it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Construct state — Construct Con struct, a. Formed by, or relating to, construction, interpretation, or inference. [1913 Webster] {Construct form} or {Construct state} (Heb. Gram.), that of a noun used before another which has the genitive relation to it. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • construct state — ˈkänzˌtrəkt , ˈkänˌstr noun : a noun inflectional form typically designating what is possessed and accompanied by another noun designating the possessor (as Hebrew ben “son” in ben Yishay “son of Jesse”) : the relation expressed by such a form… …   Useful english dictionary

  • construct state — /kon strukt/, Gram. (in Semitic languages) the inflected form of a noun dependent on a following noun, with the combination expressing a genitive relationship, as Hebrew beth David house of David, where beth house of is the construct form of… …   Universalium

  • form — n 1: the structure of something (as a document) as distinguished from its matter a defect in form, not substance 2: established procedure according to rule or practice see also form of action 3: a printed or typed document with blank spaces for… …   Law dictionary

  • Construct — Con*struct (k[o^]n*str[u^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Constructed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Constructing}.] [L. constructus, p. p. of construere to bring together, to construct; con + struere to pile up, set in order. See {Structure}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • form — [fôrm] n. [ME forme < OFr < L forma, a shape, figure, image < ? (via Etr) Gr morphē] 1. the shape, outline, or configuration of anything; structure as apart from color, material, etc. 2. a) the body or figure of a person or animal b) a… …   English World dictionary

  • construct — index build (construct), compose, create, devise (invent), establish (launch), forge (produce) …   Law dictionary

  • form — [n1] shape; arrangement anatomy, appearance, articulation, cast, configuration, conformation, construction, contour, cut, design, die, embodiment, fashion, figure, formation, framework, mode, model, mold, outline, pattern, plan, profile, scheme,… …   New thesaurus

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