Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for construction

Synonyms for construction

Synonyms for construction

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

a thing constructed

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

an interpretation of a text or action


Related Words

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

References in classic literature ?
Now he saw that her reply was open to more than a single construction.
Glancing quickly over the page for similar constructions, he found a number of I wills.
Homo Creator's testimony to the sound construction and
As in the cells of the hive-bee, so here, the three plane surfaces in any one cell necessarily enter into the construction of three adjoining cells.
We see how important a part excavation plays in the construction of the cells; but it would be a great error to suppose that the bees cannot build up a rough wall of wax in the proper position--that is, along the plane of intersection between two adjoining spheres.
The work of construction seems to be a sort of balance struck between many bees, all instinctively standing at the same relative distance from each other, all trying to sweep equal spheres, and then building up, or leaving ungnawed, the planes of intersection between these spheres.
It is even conceivable that an insect might, by fixing on a point at which to commence a cell, and then moving outside, first to one point, and then to five other points, at the proper relative distances from the central point and from each other, strike the planes of intersection, and so make an isolated hexagon: but I am not aware that any such case has been observed; nor would any good be derived from a single hexagon being built, as in its construction more materials would be required than for a cylinder.
Tegetmeier that it has been experimentally found that no less than from twelve to fifteen pounds of dry sugar are consumed by a hive of bees for the secretion of each pound of wax; so that a prodigious quantity of fluid nectar must be collected and consumed by the bees in a hive for the secretion of the wax necessary for the construction of their combs.
Morgenstern and others have asked whether the definition of justice, which is the professed aim, or the construction of the State is the principal argument of the work.
Synopsis This report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights into the Western European construction market, including: -- The Western European construction market's growth prospects by sector, project type and type of construction activity -- Analysis of equipment, material and service costs across each project type in Western Europe -- Critical insight into the impact of industry trends and issues and the risks and opportunities they present to participants in the Western European construction market -- Assessment of the competitive forces facing the construction industry in Western Europe and profiles of the leading players
According to Simsonson, a closer look at the private residential totals shows new multi-family construction gained 1% in November and 16% compared to November 2005, while improvements rose 0.
We want to raise awareness, letting students, instructors and parents know that there are rewarding and positive career opportunities in construction," says Rachael Smith, NCCER's marketing director.
However, considerable controversy still exists, particularly on issues posed by the construction industry, such as the exclusion for the sale of land.
The United States has no intention of using the construction after the operational requirements have been satisfied.
Full browser ?