Definition of construe:
go out, demystify, get a line, image, experience, discover, realise, read, envision, find, take care, catch, run across, be quick/slow on the uptake, hear, attend, date, visualise, realize, learn, get word, figure, assure, regard, fancy, witness, enucleate, perceive, view, make out, run into, determine, escort, ascertain, render, explain, get wind, insure, go through, see, make of, control, consider, look, illustrate, check, simplify, words, demonstrate, put, come across, illuminate, watch, explicate, take, enucleate, define, picture, expound, get across, find out, rede, study at explain, unriddle, spell out, meet, visualize, clear, translate, pick up, represent, ensure, take in, understand, elucidate, infer, explain, examine, decipher, go steady, see both sides, project, encounter, interpret, see to it, reckon, decipher, clarify, visit.
He did not wish to alarm his wife by calling her attention to this spectre, which he believed at her side, but he could not hide from her his agitation, which every movement of his caused her to construe as falsely as cruelly.- "Monsieur de Camors, v3", Octave Feuillet.
- "The Galaxy Primes", Edward Elmer Smith.
- "Elizabeth's Campaign", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.