Definition of Construed
1. Verb. (past of construe) ¹
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Definition of Construed
1. construe [v] - See also: construe
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Literary usage of Construed
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1. A Digest of the Laws of England Respecting Real Property by William Cruise, Henry Hopley White (1835)
"And & or construed literally. Particular estates sometimes transposed. tain twenty-one ; and if he should live to attain the said age, or have issue, ..."
2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"If this section be so construed as to prohibit such solicitation by such agent of orders ... Thus construed, the provisions of the section of the Code under ..."
3. Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of Legislative by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1904)
"Particular words and phrases construed.— In this section are given some further illustrations of the foregoing general principles in ..."
4. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"The provisions of this ordinance shall not be construed as an attempt to Impair the obligation of any valid contract, but shall apply to and govern all such ..."
5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Laws imposing duties and taxes are not to be construed strictly ... and if construed as repealing the prior laws upon the same subject its effect would have ..."
6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"Nothing in the Act was to be so construed as to relinquish the right of the State to collect any specific tax ..."
7. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"... display of the Holland shirt, is construed a fatal tendency to the art military. ' I might be much larger upon these hints, but I know whom I write to. ..."
8. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
".Privileged Testaments: for Charity, one species, construed otherwise than Wills generally. Thus a charge for a Charity in a paper, not found, ..."