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

5 senses of structure

Sense 1
structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Sense 2
structure -- (the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts; "artists must study the structure of the human body"; "the structure of the benzene molecule")
       => constitution, composition, physical composition, makeup, make-up -- (the way in which someone or something is composed)

Sense 3
structure -- (the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations; "his lectures have no structure")
       => cognition, knowledge, noesis -- (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Sense 4
structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure -- (a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure")
       => body part -- (any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity)

Sense 5
social organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structure -- (the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships; "the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family")
       => system, scheme -- (a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going")

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

1 sense of structure

Sense 1
structure -- (give a structure to; "I need to structure my days")
       => organize, organise, coordinate -- (bring order and organization to; "Can you help me organize my files?")

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