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κατασκευάζω 1 equip or furnish fully, Dem.; so in Mid., Xen.:—Pass., σκηνὴ χρυσῷ κατεσκευασμένη Hdt., etc. get ready, make, build, id=Hdt., Plat., etc.:—hence, to prepare, arrange, δημοκρατίαν Xen.; συμπόσιον Plat., etc.: —Mid. to make for oneself, esp. to build a house and furnish it, Thuc.: to pack up, also opp. to ἀνασκευάζεσθαι, Xen.
3.of fraudulent transactions, to get up, trump up, id=Xen., etc.; of persons, to suborn, Arist. make so and so, with a second acc., εἰ μὴ Γοργίαν Νέστορά τινα κατασκευάζεις unless you make Gorgias a kind of Nestor, Plat.: also, to represent as so and so, κ. τινὰ πάροινον, Dem. Logic, to construct an argument, Arist.
6.absol. in Mid. to make ready for doing, ὡς πολεμήσοντες Thuc.; ὡς οἰκήσων Xen.

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