how to pronounce construe

kənstɹu

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An example use of construe in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… they began to construe the term quote …”

meanings of construe

verb:

  1. To interpret or explain the meaning of something.
  2. To admit of grammatical analysis.
  3. To analyze the grammatical structure of a clause or sentence; to parse.
  4. To infer.
  5. To translate.

noun:

  1. An interpretation.
  2. A translation.