Definition for structure

noun as in building

Strongest matches

construction, edifice, house

Strong matches

cage, erection, fabric, pile, skyscraper

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Example Sentences

Saltwater needs to be even colder than freshwater to freeze — cold enough that the salt gets pushed out of the water’s crystal structure.

That fixed structure and ratio gives the chemical a specific set of properties.

Drone imagery also picked up signs of two pits, one dug at or near each end of the semicircular structure.

Palantir has an unusual power structure, which has raised eyebrows from investors.

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Essentially, you’ve got a part of grammar and you can reuse it in building a larger structure.

In front of this strange structure are two blank-faced, well-dressed models showing off the latest in European minimalism.

One blames black Americans as a race; the other, racism as a social structure.

This is not because of bad leaders, or polarized politics, but because of a governing structure that is fatally flawed.

And the chord structure, for those of you who play an instrument, is unexpected and worth checking out.

According to a military spokesperson, Boko Haram had built a “female wing” in its command structure.

But dwelling means a special kind of structure—a building occupied by man—a place to live in.

The building, a mosque-like structure of considerable size, was situated in the midst of a grove of mango trees.

I had no sooner stepped upon the frail structure when it suddenly and unaccountably gave way in the middle.

In ordinary work, however, it is safer to base the distinction upon size than upon structure.

They combine the fixing with the staining process, and stain differentially every normal and abnormal structure in the blood.


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to structure, such as: architecture, arrangement, complex, construction, design, and format.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.