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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 Grammatical Construction

  • reintroduction
  • reconstruction
  • deconstruction
  • overproduction
  • reproduction
  • introduction
  • obstruction
  • instruction
  • destruction
  • conduction
  • seduction
  • reduction
  • production
  • induction
  • deduction
  • abduction
  • suction

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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. grammatical

adjective. ['grəˈmætəkəl, grəˈmætɪkəl'] of or pertaining to grammar.

Etymology

  • grammaticalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

9. grammatical

adjective. ['grəˈmætəkəl, grəˈmætɪkəl'] conforming to the rules of grammar or usage accepted by native speakers.

Antonyms

  • ill-formed

Etymology

  • grammaticalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)
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