Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: build
IPA transcription: [b'…™ld]
Pronunciations of build
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noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: physique, build, body-build, habitus
    Meaning: constitution of the human body
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: construct, build, make
    Meaning: make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
  • Synonyms: build_up, work_up, build, progress
    Meaning: form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
  • Synonyms: build, establish
    Meaning: build or establish something abstract; "build a reputation"
  • Synonyms: build
    Meaning: improve the cleansing action of; "build detergents"
Usage examples
  • Build up the strength.
  • Build trap-house right here!"
  • That was something to build on.
  • "Build house to keep snow off traps.
  • "I don't dare to stop and build a fire.
  • Funny place to build a house, isn't it?"
  • If you are able to build it you shall be my friend.
  • "Then shall we build the raft?" asked Mr. Hosbrook.
  • They built in a city; therefore he would learn to build.
  • That girl doesn't know how to build fires so they will keep."
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Tasmanian devil, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Cat, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Thomas Jefferson, License CC BY-SA 4.0
3. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording M62 motorway, License CC BY-SA 4.0
4. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording John Y. Brown (politician, born 1835), License CC BY-SA 4.0
5. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Battle of Fredericksburg, License CC BY-SA 4.0
6. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Black Russian Terrier, License CC BY-SA 4.0