Building vs. Construction

Building vs. Construction — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Building and Construction

Buildingnoun

Something that is built, as for human habitation; a structure.

Constructionnoun

The act or process of constructing.

Buildingnoun

The act, process, art, or occupation of constructing.

Constructionnoun

The art, trade, or work of building

an engineer trained in highway construction.worked in construction for seven years.

Buildingnoun

(uncountable) The act or process by which something is built; construction.

The building of the bridge will be completed in a couple of weeks.

Constructionnoun

A structure, such as a building, framework, or model.

Buildingnoun

(countable) A closed structure with walls and a roof.

My sister lives in that apartment building.

Constructionnoun

Something fashioned or devised systematically

a nation that was glorious in its historical construction.

Buildingverb

present participle of build

Constructionnoun

An artistic composition using various materials; an assemblage or a collage.

Buildingnoun

a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place;

there was a three-story building on the cornerit was an imposing edifice

Constructionnoun

The way in which something is built or put together

a shelter of simple construction.

Buildingnoun

the act of constructing or building something;

during the construction we had to take a detourhis hobby was the building of boats

Constructionnoun

The interpretation or explanation given to an expression or a statement

I was inclined to put a favorable construction on his reply.

Buildingnoun

the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings;

their main business is home constructionworkers in the building trades

Constructionnoun

(Grammar) An arrangement of words forming a grammatical phrase, clause, or sentence.

Buildingnoun

the occupants of a building;

the entire building complained about the noise

Constructionnoun

The process of constructing.

Construction is underway on the new bridge.

Constructionnoun

Anything that has been constructed.

The engineer marvelled at his construction.

Constructionnoun

The trade of building structures.

He had worked in construction all his life.

Constructionnoun

A building, model or some other structure.

The office was a construction of steel and glass.

Constructionnoun

(arts) A (usually non-representational) structure, such as a collage etc.

"Construction in string and clockwork" took first prize.

Constructionnoun

The manner in which something is built.

A thing of simple construction.

Constructionnoun

(grammar) A group of words arranged to form a meaningful phrase.

Constructionnoun

The act or result of construing the meaning of something.

American conservatives tend to favor strict construction of the Constitution.

Constructionnoun

The meaning or interpretation of a text, action etc.; the way something is viewed by an observer or onlooker.

Constructionnoun

(geometry) A geometric figure of arcs and line segments that is drawable with a straightedge and compass.

Constructionnoun

the act of constructing or building something;

during the construction we had to take a detourhis hobby was the building of boats

Constructionnoun

the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings;

their main business is home constructionworkers in the building trades

Constructionnoun

a thing constructed; a complex construction or entity;

the structure consisted of a series of archesshe wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons

Constructionnoun

a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit;

I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

Constructionnoun

the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought

Constructionnoun

an interpretation of a text or action;

they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct

Constructionnoun

drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem;

the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem