Synonyms and Antonyms of structure

  1. 1 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, buildingRelated Words construction, erection; bungalow, cabin, chalet, cottage, house, lodge, summerhouse; hovel, hut, hutment, shack, shanty, shed; castle, château, estate, hall, manor, mansion, palace, pile, villa; skyscraper, tower

  2. 2 something put together by arranging or connecting an array of parts <the Egyptian pyramids are among the most remarkable structures ever built> Synonyms erection, constructionRelated Words arrangement, assembly; configuration, frame, framework, shell, skeleton; geography, geometry

  3. 3 the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form <the basic structure of all those tract houses is the same: basically, a box> Synonyms architecture, armature, cadre, configuration, edifice, fabric, framework, framing, infrastructure, shell, skeleton, frameRelated Words cage, lattice, network; contour, figure, outline, profile, shape, silhouette; chassis

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