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concrete

con·crete

concrete

 
 
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: kan krit [or] kan krit
definition 1: existing as something solid or tangible; actual; real.
Books are concrete objects.
synonyms:
actual, real, substantive
antonyms:
abstract, imaginary, intangible
similar words:
factual, literal, solid, substantial, tangible, true, veritable
definition 2: of or relating to a specific factual thing or experience; not imagined or hypothetical.
Finally, the police believed that they had concrete proof of the suspect's guilt.
synonyms:
bona fide, factual, literal, tangible, valid
similar words:
authentic, substantive
definition 3: naming a specific tangible thing or a class of such things.
"Table," "tree," and "house" are all concrete nouns.
synonyms:
material, physical, substantial, tangible
similar words:
corporeal, existent, palpable, perceptible, phenomenal
definition 4: made by coalescence into one mass of separate pieces or particles.
synonyms:
conglomerate
similar words:
agglomerated, amalgamated
definition 5: of or relating to concrete.
When the house is built, they'll pour a concrete driveway.
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kan krit [or] kan krit
definition 1: a hard, strong building material made by mixing sand, gravel, cement, and water.
The basement floor is made of concrete.
similar words:
cement, grout, mortar, pavement, paving, stucco
definition 2: a mass made by the coalescence of pieces or particles.
synonyms:
aggregate, conglomeration
similar words:
composite, concretion, conglomerate
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: kan krit [or] kan krit
inflections: concreted, concretes, concreting
definition 1: to make into a solid mass.
synonyms:
cake, solidify
similar words:
agglomerate, agglutinate, amalgamate, congeal, conglomerate, harden, indurate
definition 2: to build, cover, or lay with concrete.
synonyms:
pave
similar words:
cement, mortar, point, stucco
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: kan krit [or] kan krit
definition: to coalesce into a solid mass; solidify.
synonyms:
cake, set, solidify
similar words:
agglutinate, amalgamate, bond, cement, coagulate, congeal, fix, harden, indurate, take
derivations: concretely (adv.), concreteness (n.)
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