Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun concrete

1 sense of concrete

Sense 1
concrete -- (a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water)
       => building material -- (material used for constructing buildings)
       => paving, pavement, paving material -- (material used to pave an area)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb concrete

2 senses of concrete

Sense 1
concrete -- (cover with cement; "concrete the walls")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 2
concrete -- (form into a solid mass; coalesce)
       => solidify -- (make solid or more solid; cause to solidify)

Antonyms of adj concrete

2 senses of concrete

Sense 1
concrete (vs. abstract) -- (capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary; "concrete objects such as trees")

abstract (vs. concrete) -- (existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'")
        => conceptional, ideational, notional -- (being of the nature of a notion or concept; "a plan abstract and conceptional"; "to improve notional comprehension"; "a notional response to the question")
        => conceptual -- (being or characterized by concepts or their formation; "conceptual discussions"; "the schizophrenic loses ability to abstract or do conceptual thinking"; "sex is a notional category, gender is a grammatical category")
        => ideal -- (constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception; "a poem or essay may be typical of its period in idea or ideal content")
        => ideological, ideologic -- (concerned with or suggestive of ideas; "ideological application of a theory"; "the drama's symbolism was very ideological")

Sense 2
concrete -- (formed by the coalescence of particles)

INDIRECT (VIA gaseous, solid) -> liquid -- (existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances")
INDIRECT (VIA solid, liquid) -> gaseous -- (existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state")

Similarity of adj concrete

2 senses of concrete

Sense 1
concrete (vs. abstract) -- (capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary; "concrete objects such as trees")
       => objective -- (belonging to immediate experience of actual things or events; "objective benefits"; "an objective example"; "there is no objective evidence of anything of the kind")
       => real, tangible -- (capable of being treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor")
          Also See-> tangible#1, touchable#1; practical#1; real#1, existent#2

Sense 2
concrete -- (formed by the coalescence of particles)
       => solid (vs. liquid) (vs. gaseous) -- (of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state")

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