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Another word for element

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Noun
  1. A fundamental irreducible constituent of a whole

    See also:

    part

  2. One of the individual entities contributing to a whole

    See also:

    part

  3. An individually considered portion of a whole

    See also:

    part

Another word for element

Noun
  1. A form of matter

Synonym Study

  • Factor applies to any of the component parts that are instrumental in determining the nature of the complex luck was a factor in his success
  • Ingredient refers to any of the substances (sometimes nonessential) that are mixed together in preparing a food, medicine, etc. the ingredients of a cocktail
  • Component and constituent both refer to any of the simple or compound parts of some complex thing or concept, but constituent also implies that the part is essential to the complex hemoglobin is a constituent of blood
  • Element , in its general use, is the broadest term for any of the basic, irreducible parts or principles of anything, concrete or abstract the elements of a science