physique, build, body-build, habitus(noun)
constitution of the human body
human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh(verb)
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"
construct, build, make(verb)
make by combining materials and parts
"this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
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"
build or establish something abstract
"build a reputation"
improve the cleansing action of
order, supervise, or finance the construction of
"The government is building new schools in this state"
give form to, according to a plan
"build a modern nation"; "build a million-dollar business"
be engaged in building
"These architects build in interesting and new styles"
found or ground
"build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"
build up, work up, build, ramp up(verb)
bolster or strengthen
"We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
develop and grow
"Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
The physique of a human body; constitution or structure of a human body.
Rugby players are of sturdy build.
any of various versions of a software product as it is being developed for release to users
to form by combining materials or parts
to develop or give form to according to a plan or process
to increase or strengthen by adding gradually to
to establish a basis for
to form by combining materials or parts
to develop in magnitude or extent
Origin: From bilden, from byldan, from buldijanan, from budlan, from bhōw-. Related to bold. More at bottle.
to erect or construct, as an edifice or fabric of any kind; to form by uniting materials into a regular structure; to fabricate; to make; to raise
to raise or place on a foundation; to form, establish, or produce by using appropriate means
to increase and strengthen; to increase the power and stability of; to settle, or establish, and preserve; -- frequently with up; as, to build up one's constitution
to exercise the art, or practice the business, of building
to rest or depend, as on a foundation; to ground one's self or one's hopes or opinions upon something deemed reliable; to rely; as, to build on the opinions or advice of others
form or mode of construction; general figure; make; as, the build of a ship
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bild, v.t. to erect, as a house or bridge: to form or construct, as a railway, &c.—v.i. to depend (with on, upon):—pa.p. built or build′ed.—n. construction: make.—ns. Build′er, one who builds, or who controls the actual work of building; Build′ing, the art of erecting houses, &c.: anything built: a house.—p.adj. Built, formed or shaped.—Build in, to enclose by building; Build up, to close up by building, as a door: to erect any edifice, as a reputation: to edify spiritually, as the church. [A.S. gebyld, bold, a dwelling, from an assumed byldan, to build.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'build' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1602
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'build' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1204
Rank popularity for the word 'build' in Verbs Frequency: #97
The numerical value of build in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of build in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- пабудаваць, будавацьBelarusian
- строя, градя, телосложениеBulgarian
- edificar, construirCatalan, Valencian
- stavět, budovat, vybudovat, sestavení, postavitCzech
- Körperbau, Bau, bauenGerman
- construir, edificarSpanish
- ruumiinrakenne, rakentaaFinnish
- carrure, construire, édifierFrench
- dèanamh, togScottish Gaelic
- շինել, սարքել, կառուցելArmenian
- bangun, diriIndonesian
- edificare, costruireItalian
- 建てる, 建設, 構築, 築くJapanese
- សង់, កសាងKhmer
- celt, veidotLatvian
- bouw, opbouwen, bouwenDutch
- budować, zbudowaćPolish
- construir, físicoPortuguese
- строить, построитьRussian
- градити, graditi, izgraditi, изградитиSerbo-Croatian
- budovať, vybudovaťSlovak
- hahaSouthern Sotho
- upprätta, bygga, stegra, kroppsbyggnad, grunda, anlägga, bygga upp, förfärdiga, uppföra, öka, skapa, forma, hopa, byggnad, uppresa, build, byggeSwedish
- inşa etmek, yapmakTurkish
- будувати, збудуватиUkrainian
- xây, xây dựngVietnamese
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