construe

All Verb Adjective Noun
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  • No member of our family or any other family has ever been able to construe it. Cited from The Adventure of Living, by John St. Loe Strachey
  • You have not heard me say a word that could be so construed. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • Above all things, speak nothing that can be construed against the existing laws. Cited from Willy Reilly, by William Carleton
  • These companies, construe a business day to be any day on which they provide service.
  • I think we shall have to put him on to construe when he returns. Cited from The Loom of Youth, by Alec Waugh
  • What had she given him that he could construe as love? Cited from The Maid of the Whispering Hills, by Vingie E. Roe
  • At least it has been construed to mean more than the truth. Cited from Forty-Six Years in the Army, by John M. Schofield
  • He construed the question before the people simply as concerning their opinion of him. Cited from John Quincy Adams, by John T. Morse
  • Then each fellow in turn construed his lines for the benefit of the others. Cited from The Hill, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Why, then, should this expression be construed in so wide a sense? Cited from Trial of Mary Blandy, edited by William Roughead
  • Both terms mean the same thing but could be construed to be completely different items.
  • "Then you mean that we shall construe it in our own way?" Cited from Jefferson and his Colleagues, by Allen Johnson
  • With a speed that might have been construed into fear, he came still nearer. Cited from The Mystics, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • He also gave up one Latin construe book and one Greek book. Cited from The Loom of Youth, by Alec Waugh
  • Can you tell me, said he, how to construe this, and what the sense of it may be? Cited from Works Volume 3: Essays and Miscellanies, Plutarch
  • This, however, is only the way families construe their views of a specific social situation.
  • In what other way was it possible for him to construe these signals? Cited from Wieland, The Transformation, by Charles B. Brown
  • However, these types of circumstances can be construed as a lack of internal control.
  • This should not be construed to mean that this is the only order which can be used.
  • "If you consider them to be so, you may construe my words in that way." Cited from The Sins of Severac Bablon, by Sax Rohmer
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