Textual thesaurus for "build"

(noun) body-build, physique, habitus

constitution of the human body

(noun) material body, physical body, physique, human body, soma, shape, anatomy, bod, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame

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

(verb) work up, progress, build up

form or accumulate steadily

Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly; Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border

(verb) build up, ramp up, work up

bolster or strengthen

We worked up courage; build up confidence; ramp up security in the airports

(verb) construct, make

make by combining materials and parts

this little pig made his house out of straw; Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

(verb) establish

build or establish something abstract

build a reputation