Associations to the word «Structure»


STRUCTURE, noun. A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.
STRUCTURE, noun. The underlying shape of a solid.
STRUCTURE, noun. The overall form or organization of something.
STRUCTURE, noun. A set of rules defining behaviour.
STRUCTURE, noun. (computing)   Several pieces of data treated as a unit.
STRUCTURE, noun. (fishing) (uncountable)   Underwater terrain or objects (such as a dead tree or a submerged car) that tend to attract fish
STRUCTURE, noun. A body, such as a political party, with a cohesive purpose or outlook.
STRUCTURE, noun. (logic)   A set along with a collection of finitary functions and relations.
STRUCTURE, verb. (transitive) To give structure to; to arrange.

Dictionary definition

STRUCTURE, noun. A thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons".
STRUCTURE, noun. 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".
STRUCTURE, noun. The complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure".
STRUCTURE, noun. A particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure".
STRUCTURE, noun. 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".
STRUCTURE, verb. Give a structure to; "I need to structure my days".

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery