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1. building

noun. ['ˈbɪldɪŋ'] a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place.

Synonyms

  • wall
  • temple
  • club
  • extension
  • brothel
  • volary
  • anteroom
  • dormitory
  • shooting gallery
  • mortuary
  • ruin
  • house
  • stairway
  • dorm
  • skeleton
  • tap house
  • entrance hall
  • hotel
  • exterior door
  • stud
  • house of prostitution
  • foundation stone
  • student union
  • foyer
  • structure
  • library
  • apartment house
  • elevator
  • greenhouse
  • Roman building
  • sporting house
  • skyscraper
  • level
  • chapterhouse
  • gambling hell
  • office building
  • eating house
  • outside door
  • bathing machine
  • crawlspace
  • place of worship
  • hall
  • glasshouse
  • healthcare facility
  • hotel-casino
  • firetrap
  • butchery
  • heat
  • bagnio
  • centre
  • presbytery
  • rotunda
  • lobby
  • medical building
  • annexe
  • center
  • apartment building
  • casino-hotel
  • nursery
  • student residence
  • gambling den
  • packinghouse
  • gambling house
  • planetarium
  • corner
  • opium den
  • eatery
  • skating rink
  • upstairs
  • lift
  • underframe
  • crawl space
  • bawdyhouse
  • storey
  • observatory
  • story
  • theatre
  • court
  • house of prayer
  • theater
  • gazebo
  • restaurant
  • abattoir
  • shambles
  • architecture
  • gaming house
  • heating
  • vestibule
  • aviary
  • eating place
  • whorehouse
  • telecom hotel
  • bird sanctuary
  • cullis
  • feedlot
  • house of worship
  • summerhouse
  • Hall of Fame
  • rink
  • quoin
  • antechamber
  • outbuilding
  • farm building
  • cathouse
  • nook
  • office block
  • edifice
  • bathhouse
  • heating system
  • construction
  • slaughterhouse
  • interior door
  • bordello
  • courtyard
  • staircase
  • roof
  • rest house
  • wing
  • clubhouse
  • tavern
  • room
  • cornerstone
  • heating plant
  • annex
  • bowling alley
  • frame
  • ministry
  • dead room
  • signal box
  • floor
  • skeletal frame
  • morgue
  • shaft
  • school
  • signal tower
  • telco building
  • health facility
  • house of ill repute
  • residence hall
  • house of God
  • schoolhouse
  • window
  • scantling

Antonyms

  • woman
  • take away
  • natural object
  • intense

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Rhymes with Building Block

  • hassebrock
  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • strock
  • sprock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • srock
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • shrock

Sentences with building-block


1. Noun Phrase
Protein is known as a building block of the human body.

2. Noun Phrase
The cell is the fundamental building block of living things.

2. building

noun. ['ˈbɪldɪŋ'] the act of constructing something.

Synonyms

  • erection
  • road construction
  • shipbuilding
  • dry walling
  • erecting
  • crenelation
  • creating from raw materials
  • rustication
  • grading
  • ship building
  • crenellation
  • construction
  • house-raising
  • fabrication
  • assembly

Antonyms

  • spread
  • divide
  • contraction
  • shortness

3. building

noun. ['ˈbɪldɪŋ'] the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones.

Synonyms

  • sheet-metal work
  • plumbing
  • business enterprise
  • masonry
  • commercial enterprise
  • painting
  • business
  • house painting
  • roofing
  • shingling
  • construction
  • jerry-building

Antonyms

  • repair
  • make
  • success
  • enrich

4. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides).

Synonyms

  • cake
  • bar
  • artifact
  • chock
  • cube
  • domino
  • nog
  • metal bar
  • step
  • crosshead
  • ingot
  • type
  • briquette
  • briquet
  • artefact
  • chopping block
  • inkpad
  • slab
  • inking pad
  • starting block
  • stamp pad
  • anvil
  • swage block
  • pad
  • square block
  • wedge
  • block of metal

Antonyms

  • be well
  • stimulate
  • fragrant
  • inoffensive

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] render unsuitable for passage.

Synonyms

  • obstruct
  • impede
  • close off
  • obturate
  • occlude
  • jam
  • blockade
  • bar
  • block off
  • close up
  • barricade
  • close
  • shut off
  • stop

Antonyms

  • careless
  • long
  • public
  • unrestrained

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings.

Synonyms

  • area
  • country

Antonyms

  • survive
  • deprive
  • boycott

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.

Synonyms

  • stymie
  • forestall
  • hinder
  • foreclose
  • forbid
  • bottleneck
  • check
  • stonewall
  • blockade
  • hang
  • filibuster
  • embarrass
  • preclude
  • stymy
  • prevent

Antonyms

  • nonintervention
  • lose
  • boil
  • overgarment

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] housing in a large building that is divided into separate units.

Synonyms

  • lodging
  • cellblock
  • ward
  • living accommodations
  • housing

Antonyms

  • disinfect
  • honor
  • fair
  • fair ball

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides.

Synonyms

  • goldbrick
  • solid

Antonyms

  • custom-made
  • divide
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] stop from happening or developing.

Synonyms

  • foreclose
  • forbid
  • embargo
  • halt
  • kibosh
  • stop
  • stay
  • preclude
  • prevent

Antonyms

  • roughness
  • mind
  • attend to
  • find

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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