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Synonyms for build
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Wiktionary

  1. buildverb

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, found, ground, enlarge, increase, create, construct, erect, build up

    Antonyms:
    weaken, destroy, demolish, decrease, dissipate

  2. buildverb

    to form by combining materials or parts

    Rugby players are of sturdy build.

    Synonyms:
    found, build up, create, strengthen, erect, increase, enlarge, ground, construct

    Antonyms:
    demolish, destroy, weaken, decrease, dissipate

  3. buildverb

    to develop or give form to according to a plan or process

    Synonyms:
    build up, increase, erect, strengthen, found, ground, construct, create, enlarge

    Antonyms:
    decrease, demolish, dissipate, weaken, destroy

  4. buildverb

    to increase or strengthen by adding gradually to

    Synonyms:
    ground, found, enlarge, strengthen, increase, create, erect, construct, build up

    Antonyms:
    dissipate, demolish, weaken, destroy, decrease

  5. buildverb

    to establish a basis for

    Synonyms:
    build up, ground, construct, create, increase, found, strengthen, enlarge, erect

    Antonyms:
    decrease, destroy, demolish, dissipate, weaken

  6. buildverb

    to form by combining materials or parts

    Synonyms:
    erect, increase, create, strengthen, construct, found, enlarge, build up, ground

    Antonyms:
    destroy, decrease, weaken, demolish, dissipate

  7. buildverb

    to develop in magnitude or extent

    Synonyms:
    enlarge, build up, create, strengthen, ground, increase, erect, found, construct

    Antonyms:
    demolish, destroy, dissipate, decrease, weaken

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. build

    Synonyms:
    construct, create, make, repair, restore

    Antonyms:
    demolish, destroy, overthrow, overturn, raze, ruin

Princeton's WordNet

  1. physique, build, body-build, habitusnoun

    constitution of the human body

    Synonyms:
    chassis, flesh, form, material body, human body, bod, habitus, physical body, soma, body-build, anatomy, physique, shape, frame, figure

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  5. build, establishverb

    build or establish something abstract

    "build a reputation"

    Synonyms:
    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

  6. buildverb

    improve the cleansing action of

    "build detergents"

    Synonyms:
    construct, work up, progress, establish, make, build up, ramp up

  7. buildverb

    order, supervise, or finance the construction of

    "The government is building new schools in this state"

    Synonyms:
    construct, work up, progress, establish, make, build up, ramp up

  8. buildverb

    give form to, according to a plan

    "build a modern nation"; "build a million-dollar business"

    Synonyms:
    construct, work up, progress, establish, make, build up, ramp up

  9. buildverb

    be engaged in building

    "These architects build in interesting and new styles"

    Synonyms:
    construct, work up, progress, establish, make, build up, ramp up

  10. buildverb

    found or ground

    "build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"

    Synonyms:
    construct, work up, progress, establish, make, build up, ramp up

  11. build up, work up, build, ramp upverb

    bolster or strengthen

    "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"

    Synonyms:
    progress, develop, construct, make, fortify, get up, build up, establish, ramp up, arm, work up, work out, gird

  12. buildverb

    develop and grow

    "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"

    Synonyms:
    construct, work up, progress, establish, make, build up, ramp up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buildverb

    Synonyms:
    construct, erect, raise, fabricate

  2. buildverb

    Synonyms:
    construct edifices

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. buildverb

    Synonyms:
    erect, construct, raise

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How to use build in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    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.

  2. President Trump:

    You need that wall to stop human trafficking, we’ll build the wall, don’t even think about it. We need the wall.

  3. Associated Press:

    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.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    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.

  5. Hong Kong-based Purton:

    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.

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