Synonyms for (noun) system

Synonyms: system

Definition: instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

Usage: he bought a new stereo system; the system consists of a motor and a small computer

Similar words: instrumentality, instrumentation

Definition: an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end


Synonyms: organisation, organization, system

Definition: an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized

Usage: his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality; we can't do it unless we establish some system around here

Similar words: orderliness, methodicalness

Definition: the quality of appreciating method and system


Synonyms: system

Definition: the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole

Usage: exercise helped him get the alcohol out of his system

Similar words: live body

Definition: the body of a living animal or person


Synonyms: system

Definition: a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts

Usage: the body has a system of organs for digestion

Similar words: body part

Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity


Synonyms: system, system of rules

Definition: a complex of methods or rules governing behavior

Usage: they have to operate under a system they oppose; that language has a complex system for indicating gender

Similar words: method

Definition: a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)


Synonyms: system, arrangement, organisation, organization

Definition: an organized structure for arranging or classifying

Usage: he changed the arrangement of the topics; the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original; he tried to understand their system of classification

Similar words: structure

Definition: the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations

Usage: his lectures have no structure


Synonyms: system

Definition: a procedure or process for obtaining an objective

Usage: they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation

Similar words: plan of action

Definition: a plan for actively doing something


Synonyms: system, scheme

Definition: a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole

Usage: a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

Similar words: group, grouping

Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit


Synonyms: system

Definition: (physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium

Usage: in a static system oil cannot be replaced by water on a surface; a system generating hydrogen peroxide

Similar words: matter

Definition: that which has mass and occupies space

Usage: physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it