part of speech: noun
Sentence from text: The church also released, for the first time, an artist’s rendering of the exterior of the Taylorsville edifice.
1: BUILDING especially : a large or massive structure 2: a large abstract structure
Synonyms: cathedral, hall, palace, tower
Pseudo-Antonyms: void, crumb, point...
My own sentence for definition 1: After looking around the museum for hours we found a painting that had an edifice in the background.
My own sentence for definition 2: My friend Katie pointed out a edifice from the airplane.My sketch:
First known use: 14th century
History and Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin aedificium, from aedificare