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Synonyms for construction
kənˈstrʌk ʃən

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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. Manoah Esipisu:

    President Uhuru Kenyatta will host Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni tomorrow ... They will discuss the construction of the Uganda-Kenya oil pipeline, a key plank of the Northern Corridor Infrastructure Projects.

  2. Jim Heverin:

    The real challenge for the stadium has been agreeing an acceptable construction cost against the backdrop of steep annual increases in construction costs in Tokyo and a fixed deadline.

  3. Dejan Milovac:

    We have no doubt that the data that the ministry of transport used in order to justify the construction of the highway are fabricated.

  4. Binod Prasad Yadav:

    With such a huge number of candidates contesting elections ... the move will lead to a toilet construction rush which will leave a positive impact on the society, how can you ask the people to construct toilets when you yourself don't have one?

  5. Director Kiyoshi Imamura:

    We expect an upward trend in steel prices to continue as domestic demand for construction materials is solid and inventory for that steel is low.


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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