HyperDic: component

English > 3 senses of the word component:
NOUNcognitioncomponent, constituent, element, factor, ingredientan abstract part of something
relationcomponent, part, portion, component part, constituentsomething determined in relation to something that includes it
artifactcomponent, constituent, elementan artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up
component > pronunciation
Soundskahmpow'nahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > component: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn abstract part of something.
Example"jealousy was a component of his character"
Synonymsconstituent, element, factor, ingredient
Narrowerbe-all and end-all, be all and end allThe essential factor
plot elementA component or element of the plot of a story
pointA geometric element that has position but no extension
Broaderpart, section, divisionOne of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
Spanishcomponente, constituyente, elemento, factor, ingrediente
Catalancomponent, constituent, element, factor, ingredient
Verbscomposeform the substance of
English > component: 3 senses > noun 2, relation
MeaningSomething determined in relation to something that includes it.
Example "the smaller component is hard to reach"
Synonymspart, portion, component part, constituent
Part ofmeronymy, part to whole relationThe semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole
Narrowerbasis, baseThe most important or necessary part of something
buttThe part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots
detail, particular, itemA small part that can be considered separately from the whole / whole
item, pointA distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
language unit, linguistic unitOne of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
memberAnything that belongs to a set or class
remainder, balance, residual, residue, residuum, restSomething left after other parts have been taken away
subpartA part of a part
substanceThe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
unitAn individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
BroaderrelationAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Spanishcomponente, parte, porción
Catalancomponent, part
English > component: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn 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.
Examples
  • "spare components for cars"
  • "a component or constituent element of a system"
Synonymsconstituent, element
Narroweraccessory, appurtenance, supplement, add-onA supplementary component that improves capability
addition, add-on, improverA component that is added to something to improve it
audioThe sound / sound elements of television
auto part, car partA component of an automobile
crystalA crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices
hardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
heating elementThe component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
ingredientA component of a mixture or compound
inputA component of production / production
landsideComponent consisting of a side piece opposite the moldboard
making(usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something
moduleA self-contained component (unit or item) that is used in combination with other components
pixel, pel, picture element(computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)
retrofitA component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
spare part, spareAn extra component of a machine or other apparatus
spark gapA component of an ignition system
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
Spanishcomponente, constituyente, elemento, integrante
Catalancomponent, constituent, element

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