English noun: component
|1.||component (cognition) an abstract part of something|
|Samples||Jealousy was a component of his character.|
Two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony.
The grammatical elements of a sentence.
A key factor in her success.
Humor: an effective ingredient of a speech.
|Synonyms||constituent, element, factor, ingredient|
|Broader (hypernym)||division, part, section|
|Narrower (hyponym)||be all and end all, be-all and end-all, plot element, point|
|2.||component something determined in relation to something that includes it|
|Samples||He wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself.|
I read a portion of the manuscript.
The smaller component is hard to reach.
The animal constituent of plankton.
|Synonyms||component part, constituent, part, portion|
|Narrower (hyponym)||balance, base, basis, butt, detail, item, item, language unit, linguistic unit, member, particular, point, remainder, residual, residue, residuum, rest, subpart, substance, unit|
|Part meronym||meronymy, part to whole relation|
|3.||component (artifact) an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system|
|Samples||Spare components for cars.|
A component or constituent element of a system.
|Broader (hypernym)||part, portion|
|Narrower (hyponym)||accessory, add-on, add-on, addition, appurtenance, audio, auto part, car part, computer hardware, crystal, hardware, heating element, improver, ingredient, input, landside, making, module, pel, picture element, pixel, retrofit, spare, spare part, spark gap, supplement|