Monthly Archives: May 2013
definition 1: a thing consisting of a number of elements joined together in a certain way.
example: A human cell is a complicated structure.
definition 2: the way in which such a thing is joined together.
example: We’re studying the structure of atoms in chemistry class.
definition 3: the relationship between and among the parts of a relatively complex process or entity.
example: On our first day at the job, we learned about the structure of the organization.
definition 1. to express or feel unhappiness; complain; fret.
example: She lay on the couch all day, repining over her misfortune.
definition 1: to have a requirement for.
example: They need more money to support their families.
example: All animals need water to live.
example: The house needs painting and the windows need washing.
definition 2: to have or feel the necessity or obligation (to do something).
example: You need to sign the form on the front and back.
example: I need to leave now, or I’ll miss the bus.
example: I’m tired; I need to take a break.
definition 1. offensive or disgusting, esp. in smell; foul.
example: The field hospital was a noisome place that reeked of human filth and human misery.
definition: to make less in amount or size.
example: I reduced the amount of sugar in the recipe.
example: Building the new highway reduced traffic on the old one.
example: Since the school budget was reduced, students receive less instruction in music and art.
example: They temporarily reduced the price in order to increase sales.