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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


Attributeconcreteness


Antonymsabstract

2. concrete formed by the coalescence of particles


Similarsolid


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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