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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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Rhymes with Skeletal Structure

  • infrastructure
  • restructure

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. structure

verb. ['ˈstrʌktʃɝ'] give a structure to.

Synonyms

  • reconstitute
  • organize
  • organise
  • restructure

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • unequal
  • unsteady
  • inclined

Etymology

  • structure (French)
  • structura (Latin)

6. structure

noun. ['ˈstrʌktʃɝ'] the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships.

Synonyms

  • scheme
  • patriarchate
  • matriarchate
  • matriarchy
  • political system
  • pluralism
  • social structure
  • social organization
  • feudal system
  • feudalism
  • class structure
  • system
  • form of government
  • segregation
  • society
  • separatism
  • meritocracy
  • social organisation
  • social system

Antonyms

  • moderation
  • low
  • mild
  • high

Etymology

  • structure (French)
  • structura (Latin)

7. skeletal

adjective. ['ˈskɛlətəl'] very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.

Synonyms

  • pinched
  • haggard
  • gaunt
  • emaciated
  • bony
  • cadaverous
  • thin
  • lean

Antonyms

  • valuable
  • found
  • hypertrophied
  • rich

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • skeleton (English)
  • σκελετός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with skeletal-structure


1. Noun Phrase
The effort to make art natural through accuracy led to clandestine dissections of corpses by artists in an attempt to understand the musculature and skeletal structure of the human body.

2. Noun Phrase
Older snakes will not only present longer measurements, but their girth will be wider as well, due to the continual growth of their skeletal structure.

3. Noun Phrase
Running on a treadmill is more jarring on your skeletal structure and is a vigorously-intense activity that strongly elevates your heart and breathing rates.

4. Noun Phrase
Genetic selection for dwarfism has had negative impact on skeletal structure and the intervertebral disks along the spine are more susceptible to damage from trauma, obesity and aging.

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