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English adjective: concrete

1. concrete capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary

SamplesConcrete objects such as trees.

Similarobjective, real, tangible

See alsoexistent, practical, real, tangible, touchable



2. concrete formed by the coalescence of particles


Antonymsgaseous, liquid

English noun: concrete

1. concrete (substance) a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water

Broader (hypernym)building material, pavement, paving, paving material

Narrower (hyponym)cement, ferroconcrete, reinforced concrete

Substance holonymcement, sand

English verb: concrete

1. concrete (contact) cover with cement

SamplesConcrete the walls.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover

2. concrete (change) form into a solid mass; coalesce

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)solidify

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