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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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  • caper

Example sentences of the word construction-paper


1. Noun Phrase
Trace the backside of the box a second time on a sheet of blue construction paper.

2. Noun Phrase
Use a pair of brown shoes and cut out brown construction paper to cover them.

3. Noun Phrase
You will cover the outside and inside with construction paper.

4. Noun Phrase
They can also use coloured construction paper to make and glue on elements they wish to add.

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. paper

noun. ['ˈpeɪpɝ'] a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses.

Synonyms

  • carbon paper
  • cellulose
  • manifold paper
  • crepe paper
  • india paper
  • wrapping paper
  • tissue paper
  • linen
  • construction paper
  • confetti
  • papyrus
  • manila
  • oilpaper
  • material
  • crepe
  • paper tape
  • carbon
  • manila paper
  • ticker tape
  • linen paper
  • tablet
  • filter paper
  • greaseproof paper
  • card
  • paper-mache
  • sheet of paper
  • cartridge paper
  • composition board
  • tissue
  • writing paper
  • litmus paper
  • transfer paper
  • sheet
  • computer paper
  • flypaper
  • chad
  • score paper
  • pad of paper
  • blotting paper
  • papier-mache
  • manilla
  • manilla paper
  • parchment
  • tracing paper
  • art paper
  • wallpaper
  • wax paper
  • cardboard
  • paper toweling
  • music paper
  • manifold
  • pad
  • rice paper
  • blotter
  • graph paper
  • piece of paper
  • roofing paper
  • tar paper
  • waste paper
  • blueprint paper
  • drawing paper
  • newsprint
  • newspaper

Antonyms

  • dress
  • roughen
  • aperiodic
  • formal

Etymology

  • paper (Anglo-Norman)
  • papier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. paper

noun. ['ˈpeɪpɝ'] an essay (especially one written as an assignment).

Synonyms

  • theme
  • term paper
  • essay
  • composition

Antonyms

  • mental
  • natural
  • decrease
  • single

Etymology

  • paper (Anglo-Norman)
  • papier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. paper

noun. ['ˈpeɪpɝ'] a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements.

Synonyms

  • rotogravure
  • newspaper headline
  • editorial
  • newspaper article
  • news story
  • cartoon strip
  • feature
  • funnies
  • headline
  • comic strip
  • strip
  • newspaper column
  • news article
  • news item
  • sheet
  • school newspaper
  • sports section
  • column
  • school paper
  • daily
  • gazette
  • press
  • public press
  • tabloid
  • feature article
  • newspaper

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • paper (Anglo-Norman)
  • papier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. paper

noun. ['ˈpeɪpɝ'] a medium for written communication.

Synonyms

  • page

Antonyms

  • empty
  • natural object

Etymology

  • paper (Anglo-Norman)
  • papier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. paper

noun. ['ˈpeɪpɝ'] a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses.

Antonyms

  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • paper (Anglo-Norman)
  • papier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. paper

noun. ['ˈpeɪpɝ'] a business firm that publishes newspapers.

Synonyms

  • publishing house
  • newspaper publisher
  • publishing company
  • publisher
  • newspaper

Antonyms

  • ride
  • please
  • praise
  • lack

Etymology

  • paper (Anglo-Norman)
  • papier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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