1. [ noun ] (history) the period after the United States Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
Synonyms: reconstruction_period
Related terms: age historic_period
2. [ noun ] the activity of constructing something again
Related terms: repair rebuilding re-formation makeover reassembly rebuild
3. [ noun ] an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence
Related terms: interpretation
4. [ noun ] (psychology) recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
Synonyms: reconstructive_memory
Related terms: recall recall reconstruct
Similar spelling:   reconstruct