1 arrangement, configuration, conformation, construction, design, fabric, form, formation, interrelation of parts, make, make-up, organization
2 building, construction, edifice, erection, pile
3 arrange, assemble, build up, design, organize, put together, shape
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structure ( structures plural & 3rd person present) ( structuring present participle) ( structured past tense & past participle )
1 n-var The structureof something is the way in which it is made, built, or organized.
usu with supp, oft N of n
The typical family structure of Freud's patients involved two parents and two children..., The chemical structure of this particular molecule is very unusual.
2 n-count A structure is something that consists of parts connected together in an ordered way.
usu with supp
The feet are highly specialised structures made up of 26 small delicate bones.
3 n-count A structure is something that has been built.
About half of those funds has gone to repair public roads, structures and bridges...
4 verb If you structure something, you arrange it in a careful, organized pattern or system.
By structuring the course this way, we're forced to produce something the companies think is valuable. V n
report structure ( report structures plural ) A report structure is a structure containing a reporting clause and a reported clause or a quote.
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