View definitions for build up

build up

verb as in amplify, advertise

Discover More

Example Sentences

To try to counter the Russian military build-up, Kiev has redeployed more forces eastward.

They have been there already helping to build up the air force in Iraq.

The first few snowfalls you'd build up your banks, and then when the snow melts it runs off the banks and freezes.

There are many terms for this kind of breathing, but the general purpose is to build up heat.

Most researchers think the disease is caused by the build-up of beta amyloid.

Sir Daniel then shows that it was possible to build up the marvellous Scottish banking system only on the character so built.

Draw thee water for the siege, build up thy bulwarks: go into the clay, and tread, work it and make brick.

She needed to build up a stranger constitution and her friends were sure the western air would help as no medicine could.

But they had not yet received power sufficient to fully organize and build up that kingdom on the earth.

They already had power to work mighty miracles, but had not the power to build up the kingdom of God.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to build-up, such as: arrangement, construction, education, establishment, formation, and groundwork.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.