Meaning of CONCRETE in English


■ adjective 'kɒŋkri:t existing in a material or physical form.

↘specific; definite.

↘(of a noun) denoting a material object as opposed to an abstract quality, state, or action.

■ noun a building material made from a mixture of gravel, sand, cement, and water, forming a stone-like mass on hardening.

■ verb

1》 'kɒŋkri:t cover or fix solidly with ~.

2》 kən'kri:t archaic solidify.

↘make real.


~ly adverb

~ness noun


ME: from Fr. concret or L. concretus , past participle of concrescere 'grow together'.

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