Definition of STRUCTURE

something built as a dwelling, shelter, or place for human activity <the only structure on the island is an old Spanish fort—or what's left of it>
Synonyms edifice, structure
something put together by arranging or connecting an array of parts <the Egyptian pyramids are among the most remarkable structures ever built>
the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form <the basic structure of all those tract houses is the same: basically, a box>

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