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Another word for building

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Noun
  1. A usually permanent construction, such as a house or store

      1. A building, especially one of imposing appearance or size.
      2. Any elaborately constructed institution, organization, etc.
      3. An elaborate conceptual structure:
      1. Cut or uncut loops of yarn forming the surface of certain fabrics, such as velvet, plush, and carpeting.
      2. A heavy beam of timber, concrete, or steel, driven into the earth as a foundation or support for a structure.
      3. A soft, velvety, raised surface on a rug, fabric, etc., produced by making yarn loops on the body of the material and, often, shearing them
      1. The way in which parts are arranged or put together to form a whole; makeup:
      2. Manner of building, constructing, or organizing
      3. The interrelation or arrangement of parts in a complex entity:
    See also:

    make

Another word for building

Noun
  1. A structure

      1. Any elaborately constructed institution, organization, etc.
      2. A building, especially one of imposing appearance or size.
      3. An elaborate conceptual structure:
      1. Something built or constructed, as a building or dam
      2. Manner of building, constructing, or organizing
      3. Something made up of a number of parts that are held or put together in a particular way:
      1. A three-dimensional work of art, usually nonrepresentational and constructed of more than one material
      2. The way in which something is built or put together:
      3. A structure, such as a building, framework, or model.
      1. The act of erecting.
      2. Something erected; structure, building, etc.
      3. The firm, enlarged condition of a usually flaccid body part when the tissue within it becomes filled with blood, especially of the penis or clitoris.
      1. A fabricating or being fabricated; construction; manufacture
      2. A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
      1. A physical structure; a building.
      2. A method or style of construction.
      3. Anything constructed or made of parts put together; structure; building
      1. A dwelling for a group of people, such as students or members of a religious community, who live together as a unit:
      2. A family line including ancestors and descendants, especially a royal or noble family:
      3. A building that functions as the primary shelter or location of something:
      1. (Literally) The identification and categorisation of processes or steps that constitute a complex task or mindset in order to render explicit the tacit and implicit.
      2. A structure, usually rigid, serving to hold the parts of something together or to support something constructed or stretched over or around it
      3. (Literally) The arrangement of support beams that represent a building's general shape and size.
      1. A structure built on top of another
      2. In Marxist theory, the ideologies or institutions of a society as distinct from the basic processes and direct social relations of material production and economics.
      3. A physical or conceptual structure extended or developed from a basic form.
      1. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      2. Basic or skeletal structure around which a thing is built and that gives the thing its shape; framework, as of a house
      3. A structure that gives shape or support:
      1. A heap of wood or other combustible material on which a corpse or sacrifice is burned
      2. Cut or uncut loops of yarn forming the surface of certain fabrics, such as velvet, plush, and carpeting.
      3. A soft, velvety, raised surface on a rug, fabric, etc., produced by making yarn loops on the body of the material and, often, shearing them
      1. A structure, as a shed or stable, separate from the house or main building
  2. The act of building

    See also:

    construction

Synonym Study

  • Pile is applied in poetry and lofty prose to a very large building or mass of buildings
  • Structure may also suggest an imposing building, or may be used when the material of construction is being stressed a steel structure
  • Edifice implies a large or stately building and is sometimes used figuratively the edifice of democracy
  • Building is the general term applied to a fixed structure in which people dwell, work, etc.