Home > Dictionary > A-Z Xitsonga - English

Aka - Build

< Edit >
Rated 5. People 3 - How accurate is the information on this page? Rate it below or send suggestions

Past tenseAkile
AntonymsBindzimula - Demolish

Definition of build
- Build n
- Constitution of the human body [syn: {physique}, {body-build}, {habitus}]
- 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" [syn: {human body}, {physical body}, {material body}, {soma}, {figure}, {physique}, {anatomy}, {shape}, {bod}, {chassis}, {frame}, {form}, {flesh}] v
- Make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer" [syn: {construct}, {make}]
- Form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border" [syn: {build up}, {work up}, {progress}]
- Build or establish something abstract; "build a reputation" [syn: {establish}]
- Improve the cleansing action of; "build detergents"
- 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"
- Bolster or strengthen; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports" [syn: {build up}, {work up}, {ramp up}]
- Develop and grow; "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera" [also: {built}]
Phrases - Aka yindlu — Build a house

Help improve quality
Main description
Email Address

Update will not reflect immediatly. We recommend you login