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concrete

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of concrete

  1. 1 existing in fact and not merely as a possibility <concrete evidence, and not just a theory, must be presented at a trial> Synonyms actual, de facto, effective, existent, factual, genuine, real, sure-enough, true, veryRelated Words attested, authenticated, confirmed, demonstrated, established, proven, substantiated, valid, validated, verified; incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, inescapable, irrefutable, undeniable, unquestionable; believable, convincing, literal, realistic, unmistakable, verifiable; authentic, bona fide, real-life, real-world; absolute, certain, final, hard, objective, palpable, positive, substantial, tangible; authoritative, certifiable, certifiedNear Antonyms alleged, assumed, reputed, supposed; conceived, envisaged, envisioned, imagined, pictured, visualized; chimerical (also chimeric), fabled, fanciful, fictional, fictitious, illusory, legendary; fabricated, fake, imaginary, invented, made-up, make-believe, pretend, romantic; abstract, symbolic, unreal; virtualAntonyms conjectural, hypothetical, ideal, inexistent, nonexistent, platonic, possible, potential, suppositional, theoretical (also theoretic)

  2. 2 relating to or composed of matter <concrete objects like rocks and trees> Synonyms material, physical, substantialRelated Words bodily, carnal, corporal, corporeal, embodied, fleshly; apparent, appreciable, detectable, discernible (also discernable), noticeable, observable, palpable, perceptible, seeable, sensible, tangible, touchable, visible; objective, phenomenal; bulky, heavy, hefty, massive, ponderous, solid, weightyNear Antonyms bodiless, discarnate, disembodied, formless, incorporeal, unbodied; ethereal, insubstantial, unsubstantial; impalpable, imperceptible, insensible, intangible, invisible, unnoticeable; airy, diaphanous, gossamery, tenuous, thin, vaporous, wispish; metaphysical, spiritualAntonyms immaterial, nonmaterial, nonphysical

  3. 3 of a particular or exact sort <while there was a lot of hand-wringing, no one offered a practical, concrete plan for the energy shortage> Synonyms express, distinct, especial, peculiar, precise, set, special, specificRelated Words lone, only, separate, single, sole, solitary; distinctive, exclusive, individual, unique; limited, restricted; differentiated, specialized; given, specifiedNear Antonyms general, generalized, generic, nonexclusive, universalAntonyms nonspecific




concrete

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of concrete

  1. 1 to become physically firm or solid <the mortar slowly concreted in the mold> Synonyms harden, congeal, firm (up), freeze, indurate, set, solidifyRelated Words cake, callus, encrust (also incrust); clot, coagulate, gel, gelate, gelatinize, jell, jelly, stiffen, thicken; calcify, crystallize (also crystalize), ossify, petrify, rigidify; anneal, case-harden, temperNear Antonyms deliquesce, dissolve, flux, fuse, melt, smelt, thaw, unfreezeAntonyms liquefy (also liquify), soften

  2. 2 to turn into a single mass or entity that is more or less the same throughout <a choral work that concretes music and dance into a stunning theatrical experience> Synonyms amalgamate, combine, comingle, commingle, commix, composite, blend, conflate, fuse, homogenize, immingle, immix, incorporate, integrate, interfuse, intermingle, intermix, meld, merge, mingle, mixRelated Words add, admix, beat (in), cut in, fold, stir, toss; coalesce, compound, emulsify; conjoin, join, knit, link, unite; intertwine, interweave, weaveNear Antonyms cleave, disjoin, disunite, divide, divorce, part, rupture, sever, sunder; disperse, dissolve, scatter; detach, disengage, splitAntonyms break down, break up, separate, unmix





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