Definitions of build:
  • noun:   constitution of the human body
  • noun:   alternative names for the body of a human being
  • verb:   develop and grow
    Example: "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
  • verb:   order, supervise, or finance the construction of
    Example: "The government is building new schools in this state"
  • verb:   improve the cleansing action of
    Example: "Build detergents"
  • verb:   found or ground
    Example: "Build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"
  • verb:   build or establish something abstract
    Example: "Build a reputation"
  • verb:   be engaged in building
    Example: "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
  • verb:   give form to, according to a plan
    Example: "Build a modern nation"
  • verb:   make by combining materials and parts
  • verb:   form or accumulate steadily
    Example: "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
  • verb:   bolster or strengthen
    Example: "Build up confidence"

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