Synonyms for construction

Synonyms for (noun) construction

Synonyms: construction

Definition: drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem

Usage: the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem

Similar words: operation, mathematical operation, mathematical process

Definition: (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods

Usage: the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation; they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic


Synonyms: building, construction

Definition: the act of constructing something

Usage: during the construction we had to take a detour; his hobby was the building of boats

Similar words: creating from raw materials

Definition: the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it


Synonyms: building, construction

Definition: the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones

Usage: their main business is home construction; workers in the building trades

Similar words: commercial enterprise, business, business enterprise

Definition: the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

Usage: computers are now widely used in business


Synonyms: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole


Synonyms: mental synthesis, construction

Definition: the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought

Similar words: intellection, thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, mentation

Definition: the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

Usage: thinking always made him frown; she paused for thought


Synonyms: grammatical construction, construction, expression

Definition: a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit

Usage: I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

Similar words: constituent, grammatical constituent

Definition: (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction


Synonyms: twist, construction

Definition: an interpretation of a text or action

Usage: they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

Similar words: interpretation

Definition: an explanation that results from interpreting something

Usage: the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence