construct (v.) Look up construct at Dictionary.com
early 15c., from Latin constructus, past participle of construere "to heap up" (see construction). Related: Constructed; constructing.
construct (n.) Look up construct at Dictionary.com
1871 in linguistics, 1890 in psychology, 1933 in the general sense of "anything constructed;" from construct (v.), with altered pronunciation to distinguish noun from verb (as with produce, detail, etc.).