Definition of Construes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of construe) ¹



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Definition of Construes

1. construe [v] - See also: construe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Construes

constructivism
constructivisms
constructivist
constructivists
constructor
constructorless
constructors
constructs
constructure
constructures
construe
construe with
construed
construer
construers
construes (current term)
construing
constuprate
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constuprations
consubstantial
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consubstantially
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consubstantiation
consubstantiations
consuetude

Literary usage of Construes

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... rights to Leonard Dyson, which declaration the supreme court of Louisiana construes as amounting to a quitclaim by John McLaughlin in favor of Dyson. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Insurance, Fire, Life, Accident, Marine: Fire, Life by George Richards (1892)
"Who construes the Contract, Court or Jury.—This is an intensely practical question, because a court 1 L. 1886, c. 488. 59 Am. Dec. 192. Cook v. ..."

3. A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 by Thomas Raikes (1856)
"... e construes into an attempt to alter the succession. His misrepresentations have not much effect upon the House, but the partisans of the Government ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Leases: With Forms and Precedents by Thomas Platt (1847)
"In cases of doubt as to the period of commencement, the court construes the instrument most strongly against the lessor, and most beneficially for the ..."

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