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To build something, or to be built - thesaurus

Synonyms

build

verb

to make a building or other large structure by putting its parts together

erect

verb

formal to put something such as a fence in an upright position

put together

to make something by joining all its parts

assemble

verb

to build something, for example furniture, by putting all its parts together

throw up

to build something such as a house quickly and not very well

put up

to build something such as a wall, fence, or house

construct

verb

to build something large or complicated, such as a bridge or road

go up

to be built

set up

to build a structure, or to put it in a particular place

extend

verb

to increase the size of a building or area, especially by adding extra parts onto it

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More synonyms

add on

American to build an extra part onto a building

add on to

to build an extra part onto a building

barricade

verb

to build a barricade across a road, door etc

brick up

informal to fill a space in a wall with bricks

build

verb

to make a machine, vehicle, or other structure by putting its parts together

build in

to build something such as a piece of furniture so that it becomes part of a wall or room

build on

to build a new room or part onto the outside of a building

dam

verb

to stop a river or stream from flowing by building a dam across it

erect

verb

formal to put the parts of something together so that it stands upright

erect

verb

formal to build something such as a statue or bridge

fabricate

verb

business to make something such as a machine from different parts

put

verb

to build or place something somewhere

raise

verb

formal to build something

rebuild

verb

to build something again after it has been damaged or destroyed

reconstruct

verb

to build something again

self-build

verb

to build your own house

set up camp

to put a tent in an upright position, or to build a shelter somewhere

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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