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Synonyms for construction
kənˈstrʌk ʃəncon·struc·tion

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Wiktionary

  1. constructionnoun

    Synonyms:
    building

  2. constructionnoun

    A geometric figure of arcs and line segments that is drawable with a straightedge and compass.

    Synonyms:
    building

  3. constructionnoun

    The process of constructing.

    Construction is underway on the new bridge.

    Synonyms:
    building

  4. constructionnoun

    Anything that has been constructed.

    The engineer marvelled at his construction.

    Synonyms:
    building

  5. constructionnoun

    The trade of building structures

    He had worked in construction all his life.

    Synonyms:
    building

  6. constructionnoun

    A building, model or some other structure

    The office was a construction of steel and glass

    Synonyms:
    building

  7. constructionnoun

    A (usually non-representational) structure, such as a collage etc.

    Construction in string and clockwork took first prize

    Synonyms:
    building

  8. constructionnoun

    The manner in which something is built.

    A thing of simple construction

    Synonyms:
    building

  9. constructionnoun

    A group of words arranged to form a meaningful phrase.

    Synonyms:
    building

  10. constructionnoun

    The act or result of construing the meaning of something.

    American conservatives tend to favor strict construction of the Constitution.

    Synonyms:
    building

  11. constructionnoun

    The meaning or interpretation of a text, action etc.; the way something is viewed by an observer or onlooker.

    Synonyms:
    building

Princeton's WordNet

  1. construction, buildingnoun

    the act of constructing something

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

    Synonyms:
    twist, expression, edifice, mental synthesis, structure, grammatical construction, building

    Antonyms:
    misconstruction

  2. construction, grammatical construction, expressionnoun

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

    "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, reflection, formulation, formula, building, structure, aspect, mental synthesis, verbal expression, saying, look, twist, expression, verbalism, grammatical construction, face, locution, manifestation, reflexion

    Antonyms:
    misconstruction

  3. construction, mental synthesisnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    grammatical construction, twist, mental synthesis, structure, building, expression

    Antonyms:
    misconstruction

  4. structure, constructionnoun

    a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

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

    Synonyms:
    body structure, structure, social system, twist, complex body part, social organisation, bodily structure, social structure, mental synthesis, grammatical construction, anatomical structure, social organization, building, expression

    Antonyms:
    misconstruction

  5. constructionnoun

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

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

    Synonyms:
    grammatical construction, twist, mental synthesis, structure, building, expression

    Antonyms:
    misconstruction

  6. construction, twistnoun

    an interpretation of a text or action

    "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"

    Synonyms:
    turn, turn of events, tress, device, building, structure, twist, bend, mental synthesis, twisting, winding, wrench, wind, expression, eddy, whirl, twirl, pull, grammatical construction, braid, gimmick, crook, spin, plait, kink

    Antonyms:
    misconstruction

  7. construction, buildingnoun

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

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

    Synonyms:
    twist, expression, edifice, mental synthesis, structure, grammatical construction, building

    Antonyms:
    misconstruction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. constructionnoun

    Synonyms:
    fabrication, erection, building

  2. constructionnoun

    Synonyms:
    structure, formation, conformation, configuration, form, figure, shape, mode of constructing

  3. constructionnoun

    Synonyms:
    interpretation, explanation, version, rendering

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How to use construction in a sentence?

  1. Del Rosario:

    The Philippines fully supports and will pro-actively promote the call of the United States on the '3 halts': halt in reclamation, halt in construction, and halt in aggressive actions that could further heighten tensions, we will agree to be bound only if China and other claimant states agree to the same.

  2. Noah Webster:

    Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.

  3. Sembcorp Marine:

    Brazil's oil and gas industry continues to be mired in uncertainty, we continue to engage with our customers to find the best way forward for our drillship projects and are exploring all options including slowing down the construction.

  4. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    I feel like the fellow in jail who is watching his scaffold being built. (On construction of reviewing stands for inauguration of his successor John F Kennedy)

  5. Colin Barnett:

    It's only now that we see investment in about half a dozen hotels either in construction or going into construction. There was very little space for tourism, particularly middle income, lower cost, family-type accommodation and transport.

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