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  1. build upverb

    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, 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, 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, girdverb

    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 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, establish, build, ramp up, arm, work up, work out, gird

  5. build up, developverb

    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

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How to use build up in a sentence?

  1. Christina Wille:

    We could actually see that there was a build-up over several days of misinformation about what they call the ‘Ebola business,’ that this was all related to people inventing the disease.

  2. Peter Phibbs:

    If you can really build up Parramatta... a lot of people in Western Sydney would probably commute to Parramatta rather than to our current Central Business District.

  3. Grant Wilson:

    Sleeping on your side and curled up in a ball is not the best position because it tends to build up that pressure in the structures and discs in the back, particularly if we sustain that posture for a long time at night. You want to be in a more neutral position, and some people sleep on their stomach, but again that's not advisable, particularly if people have neck pain or headaches.

  4. Bertrand Piccard:

    We were facing the oceans... We had to build up this mindset, not just the plane and technology.

  5. Donald Trump:

    While Republicans are working every day to build up our country, the rage-filled Democrat Party is trying to tear America apart. The Democrat Party is now being led by four left-wing extremists who reject everything that we hold dear.


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