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Related / Similar Words: physique, body-build, habitus, human body, physical body, material body, soma, figure, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh, build up, work up, progress, ramp up, construct, make, establish

 

Definition:
  • constitution of the human body;
  • 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";
  • develop and grow; "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera";
  • form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager''s plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border";
  • bolster or strengthen; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports";
  • improve the cleansing action of; "build detergents";
  • found or ground; "build a defense on nothing but the accused person''s reputation";
  • make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer";
  • build or establish something abstract; "build a reputation";
  • be engaged in building; "These architects build in interesting and new styles";
  • give form to, according to a plan; "build a modern nation"; "build a million-dollar business";
  • order, supervise, or finance the construction of; "The government is building new schools in this state";

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    Hyponyms: lankiness, dumpiness, squattiness, body type, somatotype, person, juvenile body, adult body, male body, female body, customize, customise, revet, lock, wattle, frame, frame up, rebuild, reconstruct, groin, cantilever, raise, erect, rear, set up, put up, corduroy, channelize, channelise

     

    Grouped Verbs: build up, work up, progress, ramp up, construct, make

     

    Part Meronyms: person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul, homo, man, human being

     

    Derivational Morphology: advancement, progress, builder, detergent builder, maker, shaper, brand, make, devising, fashioning, making, constructor, construction, building

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: يبني (yabne)   Danish: bygge  
    Dutch: bouwen   Estonian: ehitama  
    French: construire   German: bauen  
    Hebrew: לבנות   Ido: konstruktar  
    Indonesian: bangun   Italian: costruire  
    Japanese: 建てる   Korean: 만들다  
    Latin: munire   Polish: budować  
    Portuguese: construir   Romanian: clădi  
    Russian: строить   Spanish: construir  
    Swahili: kujenga   Swedish: anlägga  
     
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