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1. structure

noun. ['ˈstrʌktʃɝ'] a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts.

Synonyms

  • divider
  • hill
  • card-house
  • transept
  • obstruction
  • tower
  • defense
  • lookout station
  • repair shed
  • landing
  • offset
  • base
  • structural member
  • projection
  • mound
  • level
  • hangar
  • counterbalance
  • arcade
  • lookout
  • building
  • volute
  • platform
  • hull
  • substructure
  • whorl
  • memorial
  • bridge
  • house of cards
  • vaulting
  • building complex
  • groundwork
  • balance
  • impediment
  • corner
  • complex
  • arch
  • shoebox
  • artefact
  • column
  • false bottom
  • storey
  • boarding
  • pillar
  • observatory
  • story
  • honeycomb
  • sports stadium
  • foundation
  • post and lintel
  • sail
  • supporting structure
  • area
  • masonry
  • entablature
  • helix
  • impedimenta
  • wind tunnel
  • public works
  • bascule
  • observation tower
  • sign
  • jungle gym
  • plate
  • fundament
  • porch
  • signboard
  • defence
  • living accommodations
  • altar
  • quoin
  • lamination
  • colonnade
  • body
  • defensive structure
  • obstructer
  • housing
  • edifice
  • shelter
  • cardcastle
  • superstructure
  • span
  • set-back
  • construction
  • coil
  • cross
  • lodging
  • catchment
  • erection
  • ways
  • trestlework
  • airdock
  • fountain
  • weapons platform
  • artifact
  • setoff
  • wellhead
  • foot
  • cardhouse
  • prefab
  • slipway
  • equilibrium
  • landing place
  • balcony
  • establishment
  • guide
  • floor
  • obstructor
  • spiral
  • door
  • understructure
  • arena
  • bowl
  • shipway
  • partition
  • stadium
  • deathtrap
  • equipoise

Antonyms

  • lumper
  • natural depression
  • outfield
  • prosecution

Etymology

  • structure (French)
  • structura (Latin)

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2. structure

noun. ['ˈstrʌktʃɝ'] the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts.

Synonyms

  • infrastructure
  • computer architecture
  • cytoarchitecture
  • substructure
  • framework
  • cytoarchitectonics
  • composition
  • architecture
  • fabric
  • make-up
  • constitution
  • makeup

Antonyms

  • offence
  • offense
  • embarkation
  • middle

Etymology

  • structure (French)
  • structura (Latin)

3. structure

noun. ['ˈstrʌktʃɝ'] the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • word structure
  • arrangement
  • syntax
  • knowledge
  • organisation
  • shape
  • system
  • cognition
  • sentence structure
  • syllable structure
  • morphology
  • phrase structure
  • organization
  • sound structure
  • form

Antonyms

  • legitimate
  • right
  • superior
  • intense

Etymology

  • structure (French)
  • structura (Latin)

4. structure

noun. ['ˈstrʌktʃɝ'] a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing.

Synonyms

  • limbus
  • zone
  • plexus
  • concha
  • valve
  • tube
  • costa
  • head
  • body structure
  • osseous labyrinth
  • centromere
  • passageway
  • tube-shaped structure
  • gill arch
  • calycle
  • gyrus
  • receptor
  • cytoskeleton
  • ball
  • interstice
  • germ
  • unguis
  • cartilaginous structure
  • cingulum
  • passage
  • gill slit
  • cauda
  • vascular structure
  • filament
  • funiculus
  • bridge
  • chiasma
  • gill bar
  • cornu
  • infundibulum
  • chiasm
  • rotator cuff
  • root
  • decussation
  • complex body part
  • lens nucleus
  • horny structure
  • skeletal structure
  • bulb
  • convolution
  • membranous labyrinth
  • cavum
  • peristome
  • caliculus
  • glans
  • calyculus
  • kinetochore
  • alveolar bed
  • nucleus
  • plate
  • aster
  • plica
  • tooth root
  • lacrimal apparatus
  • capsule
  • blade
  • uvea
  • cavity
  • nucleolar organiser
  • corona
  • nucleolus organiser
  • zona
  • bodily structure
  • syrinx
  • body part
  • branchial arch
  • branchial cleft
  • carina
  • rete
  • bodily cavity
  • filum
  • rib
  • apodeme
  • gill cleft
  • tooth
  • neural structure
  • bony labyrinth
  • nucleolar organizer
  • radicle
  • anatomical structure
  • pad
  • nucleolus organizer
  • landmark
  • layer
  • fundus

Antonyms

  • death
  • unbalance
  • noble
  • incidental

Etymology

  • structure (French)
  • structura (Latin)

5. body

noun. ['ˈbɑːdi'] the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being).

Synonyms

  • shape
  • physique
  • form
  • caput
  • lymphatic system
  • physical structure
  • material body
  • chassis
  • circulatory system
  • trunk
  • head
  • systema lymphaticum
  • body substance
  • human body
  • frame
  • cervix
  • musculoskeletal system
  • soma
  • bodily cavity
  • gastrointestinal system
  • leg
  • pressure point
  • arm
  • build
  • physical body
  • life form
  • cardiovascular system
  • vascular system
  • systema nervosum
  • cavity
  • organic structure
  • systema digestorium
  • live body
  • figure
  • systema respiratorium
  • fork
  • sensory system
  • torso
  • natural object
  • digestive system
  • articulatory system
  • respiratory system
  • systema alimentarium
  • neck
  • crotch
  • anatomy
  • endocrine system
  • bod
  • cavum
  • nervous system

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • outside
  • peripheral
  • terminal

Etymology

  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. body

noun. ['ˈbɑːdi'] a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity.

Synonyms

  • ulema
  • inspectorate
  • colony
  • organisation
  • leadership
  • public
  • social group
  • governing body
  • occupational group
  • enrollment
  • College of Cardinals
  • electoral college
  • constituency
  • college
  • rank
  • vote
  • membership
  • representation
  • settlement
  • establishment
  • organization
  • diaspora
  • venire
  • brass
  • militia
  • Christendom
  • vocation
  • school
  • opposition
  • Sacred College
  • corps
  • ulama
  • panel
  • staff
  • registration
  • governance
  • administration
  • jury
  • church
  • university
  • Christianity
  • leaders
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • negate
  • stay in place
  • forward
  • veer

Etymology

  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. body

noun. ['ˈbɑːdi'] a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person.

Synonyms

  • mummy
  • stiff
  • carcase
  • cadaver
  • remains
  • clay
  • roadkill
  • carrion
  • corpse
  • natural object
  • carcass

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • early
  • late

Etymology

  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. body

noun. ['ˈbɑːdi'] an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects.

Synonyms

  • inclusion body
  • cellular inclusion
  • mass
  • subatomic particle
  • particle
  • inclusion
  • natural object

Antonyms

  • uninformed
  • placable
  • fancy
  • indulgent

Etymology

  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. body

noun. ['ˈbɑːdi'] the body excluding the head and neck and limbs.

Synonyms

  • side
  • body part
  • belly
  • midsection
  • middle
  • waist
  • ass
  • diaphragm
  • venter
  • physical structure
  • fundament
  • trunk
  • posterior
  • shoulder
  • butt
  • bottom
  • derriere
  • haunch
  • chest
  • rear end
  • shoulder joint
  • can
  • back
  • keister
  • hip
  • pectus
  • buttocks
  • paunch
  • rump
  • prat
  • organic structure
  • backside
  • hindquarters
  • stern
  • midriff
  • tail
  • serratus
  • articulatio humeri
  • torso
  • fanny
  • tooshie
  • serratus muscles
  • abdomen
  • hind end
  • dorsum
  • buns
  • spare tire
  • rear
  • arse
  • thorax
  • love handle
  • tush
  • bum
  • behind
  • loins
  • nates
  • tail end
  • stomach
  • seat
  • buttock
  • cheek

Antonyms

  • antecedent
  • lower
  • natural elevation
  • head

Etymology

  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. body

noun. ['ˈbɑːdi'] a collection of particulars considered as a system.

Synonyms

  • scheme

Antonyms

  • current
  • weaken

Etymology

  • body (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word body-structure


1. Noun Phrase
For some organisms, their body structures make obvious what kind of habitat they live in or what kind of niche they occupy.

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