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Word Meanings - CONSTRUCTIONAL - Book Publishers vocabulary database

Pertaining to, or deduced from, construction or interpretation.

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    Of or pertaining to deduction; capable of being deduced from premises; deducible. All knowledge of causes is deductive. Glanvill. Notions and ideas . . . used in a deductive process. Whewell.
    By deduction; by way of inference; by consequence. Sir T. Browne.
    1. Capable of being deduced or inferred; derivable by reasoning, as a result or consequence. All properties of a triangle depend on, and are deducible from, the complex idea of three lines including a space. Locke. 2. Capable of being brought down.
    The quality of being deducible; deducibility.
    stretch out, reach, pertain; per + tenere to hold, keep. See Per-, 1. To belong; to have connection with, or dependence on, something, as an appurtenance, attribute, etc.; to appertain; as, saltness pertains to the ocean; flowers pertain to plant
    The arrangement and connection of words in a sentence; syntactical arrangement. Some particles . . . in certain constructions have the sense of a whole sentence contained in them. Locke. 4. The method of construing, interpreting, or explaining a
    One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.
    Etym: 1. To lead forth or out. A people deducted out of the city of Philippos. Udall. 2. To take away, separate, or remove, in numbering, estimating, or calculating; to subtract; -- often with from or out of. Deduct what is but vanity, or dress.
    By deduction.
    Pertaining to, or deduced from, construction or interpretation.
    That deduces; inferential.
    1. To lead forth. He should hither deduce a colony. Selden. 2. To take away; to deduct; to subtract; as, to deduce a part from the whole. B. Jonson. 3. To derive or draw; to derive by logical process; to obtain or arrive at as the result
    1. Capable of being deducted, taken away, or withdrawn. Not one found honestly deductible From any use that pleased him. Mrs. Browning. 2. Deducible; consequential.
    Inference; deduction; thing deduced. Dryden.
    1. Act or process of deducing or inferring. The deduction of one language from another. Johnson. This process, by which from two statements we deduce a third, is called deduction. J. R. Seely. 2. Act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as,
    The pilot whale or blackfish.
    An artist's way of expressing his thought or embodying his conception of nature. (more info) 1. The act of interpreting; explanation of what is obscure; translation; version; construction; as, the interpretation of a foreign language, of a dream,
    Erroneous construction; wrong interpretation. Bp. Stillingfleet.
    The act or process of reorganizing the governments of the States which had passed ordinances of secession, and of re√ęstablishing their constitutional relations to the national government, after the close of the Civil War. (more info) 1. The act
    The act of interpreting erroneously; a mistaken interpretation.


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