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Synonyms for build up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. build up(verb)

    enlarge, develop, or increase by degrees or in stages

    "build up your savings"

    Synonyms:
    progress, develop, fortify, build, ramp up, arm, work up, gird

  2. build up, work up, build, progress(verb)

    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, build, come along, develop, move on, shape up, pass on, march on, get along, advance, establish, gird, ramp up, get on, make, work up

  3. arm, build up, fortify, gird(verb)

    prepare oneself for a military confrontation

    "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"

    Synonyms:
    progress, lace, develop, fortify, encircle, girdle, fort, build, ramp up, beef up, spike, arm, work up, strengthen, gird

  4. build up, work up, build, ramp up(verb)

    bolster or strengthen

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

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

  5. build up, develop(verb)

    change the use of and make available or usable

    "develop land"; "The country developed its natural resources"; "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"

    Synonyms:
    rise, fortify, grow, educate, produce, progress, modernize, spring up, modernise, explicate, make grow, arm, acquire, evolve, build, germinate, develop, break, train, uprise, get, originate, gird, ramp up, recrudesce, formulate, arise, work up, prepare

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. build up

    Synonyms:
    augment, beget, breed, cherish, colonize, develop, foster, increase, plant, populate, propagate, replenish, settle

    Antonyms:
    annihilate, banish, destroy, eradicate, expel, exterminate, extirpate, overthrow, remove, root out, uproot, wipe out

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How to say build up in sign language?

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How to use build up in a sentence?

  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    What we should be doing in the African-American community, and all communities, is build up respect for police officers.

  2. Ron Rivera:

    That’s the one thing we’ve seen, we’ve seen that build-up.

  3. Aaron Kohli:

    The penance for a delay of the hike is a much steeper hike...That’s the balance the market’s been playing with, the longer the Fed stays on hold, the more risk there is that factors like inflation will build up.

  4. Bill Waldock:

    There was nothing wrong with the airplane... (but) if you didn't really pay a lot of attention to it you could build up an immense sink rate.

  5. Andriy Lysenko:

    The enemy continues to build up forces in the main areas of the armed conflict.


Translations for build up

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  • συγκέντρωσηGreek
  • construirSpanish
  • vahvistaa, kertyä, kasautua, voimistaa, kasaantua, varustaaFinnish
  • versterken, opstapelenDutch
  • построитьRussian

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