Abstraction

All possible synonyms of the word Abstraction as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abstraction, abstract entity

Definition

  • a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

Synonyms

  • abstraction
  • abstract entity

Hypernyms

  • entity: that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)

Hyponyms

  • psychological feature: a feature of the mental life of a living organism
  • attribute: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
  • group, grouping: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
  • relation: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • communication: something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
  • measure, quantity, amount: how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
  • otherworld: an abstract spiritual world beyond earthly reality
  • set: (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"

Abstractedness, abstraction

Definition

  • preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else

Synonyms

  • abstractedness
  • abstraction

Hypernyms

  • preoccupation, preoccupancy, absorption, engrossment: the mental state of being preoccupied by something

Hyponyms

  • reverie, revery: an abstracted state of absorption

Abstraction

Definition

  • an abstract painting

Synonyms

  • abstraction

Hypernyms

  • painting, picture: graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"

Abstraction, generalization, generalisation

Definition

  • the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

Synonyms

  • abstraction
  • generalization
  • generalisation

Hypernyms

  • theorization, theorisation: the production or use of theories

Abstraction

Definition

  • the act of withdrawing or removing something

Synonyms

  • abstraction

Hypernyms

  • removal, remotion: the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"

Abstraction, abstract

Definition

  • a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"

Synonyms

  • abstraction
  • abstract

Hypernyms

  • concept, conception, construct: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Hyponyms

  • right: an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
  • absolute: something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative; "no mortal being can influence the absolute"
  • teacher: a personified abstraction that teaches; "books were his teachers"; "experience is a demanding teacher"
  • thing: a special abstraction; "a thing of the spirit"; "things of the heart"

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