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build into

  

      vb   tr, prep   to make (something) a definite part of (a contract, agreement, etc.)  
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build  
      vb   , builds, building, built  
1    to make, construct, or form by joining parts or materials  
to build a house     
2    intr   to be a builder by profession  
3    tr   to order the building of  
the government builds most of our hospitals     
4    foll by: on or upon   to base; found  
his theory was not built on facts     
5    tr   to establish and develop  
it took ten years to build a business     
6    tr   to make in a particular way or for a particular purpose  
the car was not built for speed     
7    intr; often foll by: up   to increase in intensity  
the wind was building     
8      (Cards)  
a    to add cards to each other to form (a sequence or set)  
b    intr   to add to the layout of cards on the table from one's hand  
      n  
9    physical form, figure, or proportions  
a man with an athletic build         See also       build in       build into       build up  
     (Old English byldan; related to bylda farmer, bold building, Old Norse bol farm, dwelling; see bower1)  


build in  
      vb   tr, adv   to incorporate or construct as an integral part  
to build in safety features     
build into  
      vb   tr, prep   to make (something) a definite part of (a contract, agreement, etc.)  
build up  
      vb   adv  
1    tr   to construct gradually, systematically, and in stages  
2    to increase, accumulate, or strengthen, esp. by degrees  
the murmur built up to a roar     
3    intr   to prepare for or gradually approach a climax  
4    tr   to improve the health or physique of (a person)  
5    tr, usually passive   to cover (an area) with buildings  
6    tr   to cause (a person, enterprise, etc.) to become better known; publicize  
they built several actresses up into stars     
      n  
  build-up  
7    progressive increase in number, size, etc  
the build-up of industry     
8    a gradual approach to a climax or critical point  
9    extravagant publicity or praise, esp. in the form of a campaign  
10      (Military)   the process of attaining the required strength of forces and equipment, esp. prior to an operation  
jerry-build  
      vb   , -builds, -building, -built   tr   to build (houses, flats, etc.) badly using cheap materials  
  jerry-builder      n  

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build

  

      vb  
1    assemble, construct, erect, fabricate, form, make, put up, raise  
2    base, begin, constitute, establish, formulate, found, inaugurate, initiate, institute, originate, set up, start  
3    accelerate, amplify, augment, develop, enlarge, escalate, extend, improve, increase, intensify, strengthen  
      n  
4    body, figure, form, frame, physique, shape, structure  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb  
1    demolish, dismantle, tear down  
2    end, finish, relinquish, suspend  
3    contract, debilitate, decline, decrease, dilute, harm, impair, lower, reduce, sap, weaken  


build-up  
1    accumulation, development, enlargement, escalation, expansion, gain, growth, increase  
2    ballyhoo     (informal)   hype, plug     (informal)   promotion, publicity, puff  
3    accretion, accumulation, heap, load, mass, rick, stack, stockpile, store  
build up  
1    add to, amplify, augment, develop, enhance, expand, extend, fortify, heighten, improve, increase, intensify, reinforce, strengthen  
2    advertise, boost, plug     (informal)   promote, publicize, spotlight  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
jump into
exp.
meet someone by chance
E.g.I ran into James the other day when I was shopping (meaning=I met James without planning it, by chance)
v.
to bump into sth
v.
change something into something better
Jesus can fanute water into wine.
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
adj.
brought into servitude; slave to someone
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
v.
to recycle somethiing and make it into something more upmarket
a necklace made of upcycled plastic bags
adj.
[med.] of or relating to the medical consideration of the whole person in the treatment of a disease, not only physically but also taking into account mental and social factors rather than just the symptoms
Ex: That clinic offers a holistic medecine approach to treat both the body and the mind sometimes even using practises from eastern traditions such as meditation or acupuncture.
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
n.
police crowd management technique that consists of herding people into a compact group. AKA corralling
v.
transform into something English, render similar to an English person or thing
n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
n.
the point where a minor change turns into a major and irreversible one
[Bus.] E.g. : Some have anticipated that social media would be the tipping point of web marketing.
n.
adding narrative to a topic ; transforming some facts into a story
exp.
research into the integrity of the counterparty to a proposed contract and in the veracity of his claims
A lawyer is expected to do 'due diligence'. Would be culpable if he failed to do so. The bigger the contract, the more 'due diligence'.
n.
fraudulent changing of data before or during entry into the computer system.
[Tech.];[Leg.] examples include: forging or counterfeiting documents used for data entry and exchanging valid disks and tapes with modified replacements.
exp.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
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