An example of concrete is to form small pieces of stone into one solid mass.
An example of concrete is evidence that the world is not flat.
An example of concrete is what many driveways are made of.
Had the concrete evidence needed to convict.
Once arrested, I realized that handcuffs are concrete, even if my concept of what is legal wasn’t.
The office building had concrete flower boxes out front.
Concrete objects such as trees.
A concrete noun.
Other Word Forms
Origin of concrete
- Middle English concret from Latin concrētus past participle of concrēscere to grow together, harden com- com- crēscere to grow ker-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin concretus, past participle of concrescere (com- + crescere).