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1. construction

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • offence
  • offense
  • embarkation
  • middle

Etymology

  • constructio (Latin)
  • construere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Construction Industry

  • industrie

Sentences with construction-industry


1. Noun Phrase
While the construction industry is fairly competitive, there is always room for qualified individuals to start new companies.

2. Noun Phrase
Take advantage of your management and construction industry knowledge to start a construction management company.

2. construction

noun. ['kənˈstrʌkʃən'] a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit.

Synonyms

  • adjunct
  • involution
  • complement
  • clause
  • phrase
  • expression
  • grammatical constituent
  • predicator
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • high
  • raise
  • uneven
  • unequal

Etymology

  • constructio (Latin)
  • construere (Latin)

3. construction

noun. ['kənˈstrʌkʃən'] the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought.

Synonyms

  • intellection
  • crystallization
  • thought
  • thinking
  • thought process
  • mentation
  • gestation
  • cerebration

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low
  • mild

Etymology

  • constructio (Latin)
  • construere (Latin)

4. construction

noun. ['kənˈstrʌkʃən'] drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem.

Synonyms

  • operation
  • quadrature
  • mathematical process

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • outfield
  • prosecution
  • question

Etymology

  • constructio (Latin)
  • construere (Latin)

5. construction

noun. ['kənˈstrʌkʃən'] 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
  • structure
  • 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
  • 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

  • genuine
  • legitimate
  • right
  • superior

Etymology

  • constructio (Latin)
  • construere (Latin)

6. construction

noun. ['kənˈstrʌkʃən'] an interpretation of a text or action.

Synonyms

  • interpretation

Antonyms

  • inclined
  • vertical

Etymology

  • constructio (Latin)
  • construere (Latin)

7. construction

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • death
  • unbalance
  • noble
  • incidental

Etymology

  • constructio (Latin)
  • construere (Latin)

8. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.

Synonyms

  • film industry
  • trucking industry
  • aviation
  • rag trade
  • shoe industry
  • fashion business
  • chemical industry
  • toy industry
  • aluminum business
  • show biz
  • garment industry
  • computer industry
  • sign industry
  • growth industry
  • plastics industry
  • service industry
  • tobacco industry
  • sunrise industry
  • fashion industry
  • refining industry
  • oil business
  • construction industry
  • movie industry
  • commercial enterprise
  • housing industry
  • arms industry
  • shipbuilding industry
  • entertainment industry
  • toy business
  • coal industry
  • munitions industry
  • banking system
  • steel industry
  • show business
  • electronics industry
  • securities industry
  • lighting industry
  • aluminum industry
  • market
  • banking industry
  • automobile industry
  • apparel industry

Antonyms

  • weakening

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

9. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] the organized action of making of goods and services for sale.

Synonyms

  • production
  • business enterprise
  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • manufacture
  • cottage industry
  • industrialisation
  • industrial enterprise

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • unconscientiousness
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

10. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] persevering determination to perform a task.

Synonyms

  • assiduousness
  • determination
  • diligence
  • industriousness
  • studiousness
  • purpose
  • sedulity
  • concentration
  • assiduity

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • distribution
  • decrease
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)
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