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build



I - noun
1. constitution of the human body (Freq. 2)
Syn:
physique, body-build, habitus
Hypernyms:
bodily property
Hyponyms:
lankiness, dumpiness, squattiness, body type, somatotype
2. 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
Syn:
human body, physical body, material body, soma, figure,
physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame,
form, flesh
Derivationally related forms:
anatomic (for: anatomy), anatomist (for: anatomy), anatomical (for: anatomy)
Hypernyms:
body, organic structure, physical structure
Hyponyms:
person, juvenile body, adult body, male body, female body
Part Holonyms:
person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal,
soul, homo, man, human being, human

II - verb
1. make by combining materials and parts (Freq. 123)
- this little pig made his house out of straw
- Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer
Syn:
construct, make
Derivationally related forms:
maker (for: make), make (for: make), making (for: make), builder, building, construction (for: construct), constructor (for: construct)
Hypernyms:
make, create
Hyponyms:
customize, customise, revet, dry-wall, lock,
wattle, frame, frame up, rebuild, reconstruct, groin,
cantilever, raise, erect, rear, set up, put up,
corduroy, channelize, channelise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s
- The men build the bookshelves
2. form or accumulate steadily (Freq. 11)
- Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly
- Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border
Syn:
build up, work up, progress
Derivationally related forms:
progress (for: progress)
Hypernyms:
develop
Verb Group:
build up, work up, ramp up
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
3. build or establish something abstract (Freq. 4)
- build a reputation
Syn:
establish
Hypernyms:
make, create
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
4. improve the cleansing action of (Freq. 1)
- build detergents
Derivationally related forms:
builder
Topics:
chemistry, chemical science
Hypernyms:
better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
5. order, supervise, or finance the construction of
- The government is building new schools in this state
Derivationally related forms:
building
Hypernyms:
oversee, supervise, superintend, manage
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
6. give form to, according to a plan
- build a modern nation
- build a million-dollar business
Hypernyms:
develop
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
7. be engaged in building
- These architects build in interesting and new styles
Derivationally related forms:
building
Topics:
architecture
Hypernyms:
create
Verb Group:
construct, make
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
8. found or ground
- build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation
Hypernyms:
establish, base, ground, found
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
9. bolster or strengthen
- We worked up courage
- build up confidence
- ramp up security in the airports
Syn:
build up, work up, ramp up
Hypernyms:
increase
Verb Group:
build up, work up, progress
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
10. develop and grow
- Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera
Hypernyms:
intensify, deepen
Verb Group:
build up, work up, progress
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s

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