Definitions of structure

  1. the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships; "the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts; "artists must study the structure of the human body"; "the structure of the benzene molecule" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Manner of building; form; make; construction. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Arrangement of parts, of organs, or of constituent particles, in a substance or body; as, the structure of a rock or a mineral; the structure of a sentence. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. That which is built, as a bridge or building; construction; manner or form of building; arrangement of parts in a vegetable or animal substance; the special way in which a thing is put together; as, sentence structure. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Manner of building: construction: a building, esp. one of large size: arrangement of parts or of particles in a substance: manner of organization. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Construction; arrangement of parts; a building. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. That which is constructed, as a building or machine. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Manner of construction or organization. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Manner of building; form; make; construction; a building of any kind, but chiefly one of some size or magnificence; an edifice; the arrangement of the elements or parts of anything; texture; manner of organization of animals, vegetables, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Manner of building; make; form; manner of organisation; a building of any kind; an edifice; that form or condition in which the component parts of minerals or rock-masses are arranged, as in a granite quarry we find the rock arranged in large tabular or square-like masses-texture referring to the manner in which the component particles are internally arranged, as we find a piece of granite hard, close-grained, and crystalline. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Structural. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

What are the misspellings for structure?

Usage examples for structure

  1. One advantage the bird surely has, and that is, owing to the form, structure and position of the eye, it has a much larger field of vision,- indeed, can probably see in nearly every direction at the same instant, behind as well as before. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  2. It was the basis upon which the impeachment super- structure had been erected. – History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868 by Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson)