Textual thesaurus for "component"

(noun) element, constituent

an 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

spare components for cars; a component or constituent element of a system

(noun) ingredient, constituent, element, factor

an abstract part of something

jealousy was a component of his character; two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony; the grammatical elements of a sentence; a key factor in her success; humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

(noun) part, portion, constituent, component part

something determined in relation to something that includes it

he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself; I read a portion of the manuscript; the smaller component is hard to reach; the animal constituent of plankton