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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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Words that Rhyme with Structure

  • acupuncture
  • architecture
  • conjecture
  • fracture
  • infrastructure
  • juncture
  • lecture
  • manufacture
  • picture
  • prefecture
  • puncture
  • remanufacture
  • remanufacture
  • restructure
  • stricture
  • superstructure
  • telepicture
  • tincture

How do you pronounce structure?

Pronounce structure as ˈstrəkʧər.

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How do you spell structure? Is it stucture ?

A common misspelling of structure is stucture

Example sentences of the word structure


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sketch out the basic structure of your beat in your software of choice.

Quotes containing the word structure


1. You learn timing on the road. You learn structure and how to read an audience. You learn so much about the business of laughter that you can't learn on a set, because it's all on you. Sometimes you bomb, and you know not to tell that joke again... You just hope people find the humor in the awkwardness.
- Marlon Wayans

2. The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day.—"Old Man's Advice to Youth: 'Never Lose a Holy Curiosity.'"LIFE Magazine (2 May 1955) p. 64
- Albert Einstein

3. It's been the structure of my life: you scheme and plan and try and fail and try again and accumulate and lose and win back, and then you tell.
- Jerry Weintraub

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)
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