to form by combining materials or parts
Rugby players are of sturdy build.
to develop or give form to according to a plan or process
to increase or strengthen by adding gradually to
to establish a basis for
to form by combining materials or parts
to develop in magnitude or extent
English Synonyms and Antonyms
physique, build, body-build, habitusnoun
constitution of the human body
human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, fleshverb
alternative names for the body of a human being
"Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
framing, course, skeletal system, figure, flesh, pulp, frame, shape, variety, kind, conformation, figure of speech, image, chassis, physical body, trope, frame of reference, soma, haoma, human body, underframe, strain, contour, grade, systema skeletale, general anatomy, cast, form, mannikin, inning, physique, phase, mannequin, condition, skeleton, body-build, habitus, configuration, fig, variant, number, digit, class, pattern, bod, name, skeletal frame, signifier, embodiment, descriptor, manikin, public figure, sort, anatomy, word form, var., design, material body, manakin
construct, build, makeverb
make by combining materials and parts
"this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
earn, create, take in, pass water, piddle, relieve oneself, score, lay down, pull in, progress to, prepare, get, stool, build up, hit, arrive at, cook, cause, attain, fix, establish, seduce, ramp up, urinate, progress, puddle, reach, fabricate, have, pee-pee, pretend, shit, make, pee, get to, construct, throw, retrace, form, gain, micturate, take a shit, reconstruct, realise, work, do, give, crap, manufacture, induce, take a leak, hold, work up, make water, ca-ca, spend a penny, wee, produce, nominate, wee-wee, ready, piss, name, make believe, take a crap, draw, bring in, defecate, clear, constitute, take, realize, stimulate, make up
build up, work up, build, progressverb
form or accumulate steadily
"Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
work out, fortify, get up, progress, come on, construct, go on, arm, come along, develop, move on, shape up, build up, pass on, march on, get along, advance, establish, gird, ramp up, get on, make, work up
build or establish something abstract
"build a reputation"
demonstrate, ground, progress, install, construct, found, plant, base, set up, ramp up, instal, launch, prove, give, institute, build up, show, shew, lay down, establish, make, work up, constitute
improve the cleansing action of
order, supervise, or finance the construction of
"The government is building new schools in this state"
give form to, according to a plan
"build a modern nation"; "build a million-dollar business"
be engaged in building
"These architects build in interesting and new styles"
found or ground
"build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"
build up, work up, build, ramp upverb
bolster or strengthen
"We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
develop and grow
"Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases for "build":
construct, building, construction, create, establish, strengthen, develop, constructing, built, forge, compilation, consolidate, creating, constructed, strengthening, erect, establishment, enhance, rely, compile, generate, reinforce, establishing, creation, rebuild, foster, capitalize, increase, promote
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How to use build in a sentence?
The remuneration itself is an indication as how much the population value the academic qualification because an illiterate or matriculate worker with 10 months of experience can easily earn Rs.10K per month whereas a post graduate teacher with 10 years of experience is often given Rs.10K per month and under such situation, the top authority wants to build the future of the nation through children.
You need that wall to stop human trafficking, we’ll build the wall, don’t even think about it. We need the wall.
Nothing would be more foolish and dangerous than not strengthening our might tirelessly and having an easy-going attitude at a time when we clearly see the enemys state-of-the-art weapons are being increased more than ever, the reality is that we can achieve peace and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula when we constantly build up our national defense and suppress U.S. military threats.
Friendship gives pain not pleasure or happiness because in close relationship people build expectation from each other and that only leads to frustration and disappointment.
Because you have the whole build-up to the race -- I was riding The Japanese-trained horse in it -- and then to hear what happened and see the vision splashed all over the news, it was just really, really sad, it was probably one of the -- I don't know what word to use -- it left me feeling very empty.
Translations for build
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- пабудаваць, будавацьBelarusian
- строя, градя, телосложениеBulgarian
- edificar, construirCatalan, Valencian
- stavět, budovat, vybudovat, sestavení, postavitCzech
- Körperbau, Bau, bauenGerman
- construir, edificarSpanish
- ruumiinrakenne, rakentaaFinnish
- carrure, construire, édifierFrench
- dèanamh, togScottish Gaelic
- շինել, սարքել, կառուցելArmenian
- bangun, diriIndonesian
- edificare, costruireItalian
- 建てる, 建設, 構築, 築くJapanese
- សង់, កសាងKhmer
- celt, veidotLatvian
- bouw, opbouwen, bouwenDutch
- budować, zbudowaćPolish
- construir, físicoPortuguese
- строить, построитьRussian
- градити, graditi, izgraditi, изградитиSerbo-Croatian
- budovať, vybudovaťSlovak
- hahaSouthern Sotho
- upprätta, bygga, stegra, kroppsbyggnad, grunda, anlägga, bygga upp, förfärdiga, uppföra, öka, skapa, forma, hopa, byggnad, uppresa, build, byggeSwedish
- inşa etmek, yapmakTurkish
- будувати, збудуватиUkrainian
- xây, xây dựngVietnamese
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