Meaning of STRUCTURE in English
n. & v.
n. 1 a a whole constructed unit, esp. a building. b the way in which a building etc. is constructed (has a flimsy structure). 2 a set of interconnecting parts of any complex thing; a framework (the structure of a sentence; a new wages structure).
v.tr. give structure to; organize; frame. structured adj. (also in comb.). structureless adj.
[ ME f. OF structure or L structura f. struere struct- build ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012