1. Constitution of the human body (synset 105005695)
  2. Alternative names for the body of a human being (synset 105224424)
    "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
  1. Make by combining materials and parts (synset 201658171)
    "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
  2. Form or accumulate steadily (synset 200253876)
    "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
  3. Build or establish something abstract (synset 201659048)
    "build a reputation"
  4. Improve the cleansing action of (synset 200448113)
    "build detergents"
  5. Order, supervise, or finance the construction of (synset 202448289)
    "The government is building new schools in this state"
  6. Give form to, according to a plan (synset 201742980)
    "build a modern nation"; "build a million-dollar business"
  7. Be engaged in building (synset 201689496)
    "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
  8. Found or ground (synset 200638777)
    "build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"
  9. Bolster or strengthen (synset 200254163)
    "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
  10. Develop and grow (synset 200227308)
    "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"

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