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English definition of “reconstruct”

reconstruct

verb [T]     /ˌriːkənˈstrʌkt/
PAST EVENT to create a description of a past event using all the information that you have: The police tried to reconstruct the crime using evidence found at the scene.Remembering, reminding and reminders
BUILD AGAIN to build something again after it has been damaged or destroyedCorrecting and mendingEditing and compilingConstruction work and workersRestoring and reviving
(Definition of reconstruct verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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