Synonyms for concrete

Grammar : Adj
Spell : kon-kreet, kong-, kon-kreet, kong- for 1–10, 13–15; kon-kreet, kong- for 11, 12
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒn krit, ˈkɒŋ-, kɒnˈkrit, kɒŋ- for 1–10, 13–15; kɒnˈkrit, kɒŋ- for 11, 12

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Définition of concrete

Origin :
  • late 14c., "actual, solid," from Latin concretus "condensed, hardened, thick, hard, stiff, curdled, congealed, clotted," figuratively "thick; dim," literally "grown together;" past participle of concrescere "to grow together," from com- "together" (see com-) + crescere "to grow" (see crescent). A logicians' term until meaning began to expand 1600s. Noun sense of "building material made from cement, etc." is first recorded 1834.
  • adj actual, factual
  • adj hardened
Example sentences :
  • For instance, take a concrete case; so best can we illustrate.
  • Extract from : « 'Tis Sixty Years Since » by Charles Francis Adams
  • In other words, and to be concrete, put these things in the car while I fold the blanket.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Their front is one unbroken wall of sheet iron and concrete.
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • This third line of trenches was protected with armor plate and concrete.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII) » by Various
  • And the bridges are not of iron and concrete, but of rainbows and––moonshine!
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • In his view, God and the church are a sort of concrete centred in the confessor.
  • Extract from : « Roman Catholicism in Spain » by Anonymous
  • Speculative or theoretic knowledge is divided into abstract and concrete.
  • Extract from : « Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3) » by John Morley
  • Thus, physiology is an abstract science; but zoology is concrete.
  • Extract from : « Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3) » by John Morley
  • Lemon juice and the juice of sorrel will also remove ink stains, but not so easily as the concrete acid of lemons, or citric acid.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • The concrete is tamped, struck off to shape and smoothed with the belt at one operation.
  • Extract from : « American Rural Highways » by T. R. Agg

Antonyms for concrete

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