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Synonyms for construction
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. construction, building(noun)

    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, expression(noun)

    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 synthesis(noun)

    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, construction(noun)

    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. construction(noun)

    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, twist(noun)

    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, building(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. construction(noun)

    Synonyms:
    building

  2. construction(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    building

  3. construction(noun)

    The process of constructing.

    Construction is underway on the new bridge.

    Synonyms:
    building

  4. construction(noun)

    Anything that has been constructed.

    The engineer marvelled at his construction.

    Synonyms:
    building

  5. construction(noun)

    The trade of building structures

    He had worked in construction all his life.

    Synonyms:
    building

  6. construction(noun)

    A building, model or some other structure

    The office was a construction of steel and glass

    Synonyms:
    building

  7. construction(noun)

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

    Construction in string and clockwork took first prize

    Synonyms:
    building

  8. construction(noun)

    The manner in which something is built.

    A thing of simple construction

    Synonyms:
    building

  9. construction(noun)

    A group of words arranged to form a meaningful phrase.

    Synonyms:
    building

  10. construction(noun)

    The act or result of construing the meaning of something.

    American conservatives tend to favor strict construction of the Constitution.

    Synonyms:
    building

  11. construction(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    building

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. construction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fabrication, erection, building

  2. construction(n.)

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

  3. construction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    interpretation, explanation, version, rendering

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How to say construction in sign language?

  1. construction

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How to use construction in a sentence?

  1. Sun Qin:

    We are forecasting that if everything goes smoothly, the first unit will go into operation in June 2017, and the second unit at the end of 2017, construction has been delayed three years. At first we planned on December 2013 but there was just no way, with key pieces of equipment not available.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    We have to put aside any negative attitudes. We are going there with a positive attitude: How much do you want to invest? How do we prioritize, because we want to do school construction, we want to do public housing, there are other things too.

  3. Adam Szubin:

    A foreign bank that conducts or facilitates a significant financial transaction with Iran's Mahan Air, the IRGC-controlled construction firm Khatam al-Anbiya, or Bank Saderat will risk losing its access to the U.S. financial system, and this is not affected by the nuclear deal.

  4. Steve Smith:

    Mr. Zarauskas is a sporadically employed New Jersey construction worker who likes to go to flea markets, he was never present when a tusk crossed the border, and we think any suggestion that he knew the tusks were illegal is shaky.

  5. 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.


Translations for construction

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  • مبنى, بناء, اعمال بناءArabic
  • tikintiAzerbaijani
  • конструкция, постройка, сграда, строеж, строителствоBulgarian
  • stavba, konstrukce, stavebnictvíCzech
  • konstruktionDanish
  • Bau, Konstruktion, Satzbau, Bauwerk, Bauwesen, AufbauGerman
  • κατασκευή, οικοδομικήGreek
  • konstruaĵo, konstruado, konstruoEsperanto
  • construcciónSpanish
  • konstruktio, rakennelma, rakennusala, rakennustyö, rakentaminen, rakenneFinnish
  • constructionFrench
  • togailScottish Gaelic
  • מבנה, בניין, בנייהHebrew
  • निर्माण, इमारतHindi
  • szerkezet, építkezés, építésHungarian
  • konstruksiIndonesian
  • konstruktadoIdo
  • costruzioneItalian
  • ビル, 建物, 建設Japanese
  • សំណង់Khmer
  • 建設, 건설Korean
  • ConstructioLatin
  • ການກໍ່ສ້າງ, ຊາງລໍLao
  • būveLatvian
  • байгууллага, барилгаMongolian
  • budowa, budowlaPolish
  • obra, construçãoPortuguese
  • construire, clădire, construcție, structură, operăRomanian
  • строение, строительство, постройка, конструкция, построение, стройкаRussian
  • građevinarstvo, konstrukcijaSerbo-Croatian
  • konstruksionAlbanian
  • konstruktionSwedish
  • การก่อสร้างThai
  • konstruksyonTagalog
  • inşaatTurkish
  • عمارتUrdu

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