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Verb: reconstruct  ,ree-kun'strúkt
  1. Reassemble mentally
    "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago";
    - construct, retrace
     
  2. (construction) build again
    "The house was reconstructed after it was hit by a bomb";
    - rebuild
     
  3. Cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically
     
  4. Return to its original or usable and functioning condition
    "reconstruct the forest to its original pristine condition";
    - restore
     
  5. Do over, as of (part of) a house
    "We are reconstructing these rooms";
    - remodel, redo

Derived forms: reconstructed, reconstructing, reconstructs

Type of: alter, build, change, conjecture, construct, hypothecate, hypothesise [Brit], hypothesize, make, modify, regenerate, renew, speculate, suppose, theorise [Brit], theorize

Encyclopedia: Reconstruct