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construction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of construction

  1. 1 something put together by arranging or connecting an array of parts the swing set turned out to be a more complicated construction than the “some assembly required” warning suggested Synonyms erection, structure Related Words arrangement, assembly; configuration, frame, framework, shell, skeleton; geography, geometry

  2. 2 a statement that makes something clear could you give us your construction of this passage in the Bible? Synonyms clarification, explanation, elucidation, exegesis, explication, exposition, illumination, illustration, interpretation, road mapRelated Words paraphrase, restatement, translation; annotation, comment, commentary, epexegesis, gloss; deciphering, decoding; disentanglement, unscrambling; analysis; edification, enlightenment; definition, meaning; demonstration, enactment; justification, rationale, rationalization, reasoning; caution, caveat, warning



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