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1. build

verb. ['ˈbɪld'] make by combining materials and parts.

Synonyms

  • corduroy
  • channelize
  • groin
  • channelise
  • wattle
  • revet
  • reconstruct
  • frame
  • create
  • put up
  • frame up
  • rebuild
  • customise
  • customize
  • set up
  • erect
  • make
  • raise
  • rear
  • lock
  • construct
  • dry-wall

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • dullness
  • angularity
  • roundness

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Build

  • unfulfilled
  • unskilled
  • instilled
  • fulfilled
  • distilled
  • unfilled
  • refilled
  • mathilde
  • thrilled
  • stilled
  • spilled
  • spilde
  • skilled
  • grilled
  • drilled
  • willed
  • milled
  • killed
  • hilde
  • hild
  • guild
  • gild
  • filled
  • chilled
  • childe
  • billed
  • bild

How do you pronounce build?

Pronounce build as bɪld.

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UK - How to pronounce build in British English

How to spell build? Is it bulid? Or biled? Common misspellings are:

  • bulid
  • biled

Sentences with build


1. Verb, base form
Measure the area where you would like to build the waterfall before you head out to shop.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cut the wood to the dimensions you desire and build a rough box.

Quotes about build


1. I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again.
- Anne Frank

2. Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future.
- Mattie Stepanek

3. Art is a critical component in a well-rounded education. Art is the level playing field - no matter how rich or poor, tall or short, pretty or ugly to the bone, if you can draw, you can find personal fulfillment and build self-confidence. Art is the highest achievement of mankind.
- Lynda Resnick

2. build

verb. ['ˈbɪld'] form or accumulate steadily.

Synonyms

  • develop
  • work up
  • build up
  • ramp up

Antonyms

  • good guy
  • smoker
  • resident
  • creditor

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. build

verb. ['ˈbɪld'] build or establish something abstract.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • create

Antonyms

  • crookedness
  • straightness
  • dispose

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. build

noun. ['ˈbɪld'] constitution of the human body.

Synonyms

  • lankiness
  • habitus
  • squattiness
  • body-build
  • somatotype
  • dumpiness
  • physique
  • body type

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. build

verb. ['ˈbɪld'] improve the cleansing action of.

Synonyms

  • amend
  • improve
  • meliorate
  • ameliorate

Antonyms

  • religious person
  • bad person
  • acquaintance
  • agonist

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. build

noun. ['ˈbɪld'] alternative names for the body of a human being.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • shape
  • physique
  • female body
  • form
  • homo
  • material body
  • chassis
  • physical structure
  • human body
  • frame
  • individual
  • soma
  • human
  • male body
  • human being
  • juvenile body
  • physical body
  • mortal
  • man
  • organic structure
  • person
  • figure
  • body
  • adult body
  • anatomy
  • bod
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. build

verb. ['ˈbɪld'] order, supervise, or finance the construction of.

Synonyms

  • oversee
  • supervise
  • superintend

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inability
  • artifact
  • top

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. build

verb. ['ˈbɪld'] found or ground.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • found
  • ground

Antonyms

  • granter
  • good person
  • drinker
  • sharpness

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. build

verb. ['ˈbɪld'] be engaged in building.

Synonyms

  • make
  • create

Antonyms

  • ill health
  • unfitness
  • type

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. build

verb. ['ˈbɪld'] develop and grow.

Synonyms

  • deepen
  • intensify
  • work up
  • build up

Antonyms

  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan
  • leader

Etymology

  • bilden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • byldan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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