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build up

verb

Definition of build up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to develop gradually by increments <building up endurance> <built up a library>

  3. 2 :  to promote the health, strength, esteem, or reputation of

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to accumulate or develop appreciably

builder–upper

play \ˈbil-dər-ˈə-pər\ noun


Examples of build up in a sentence

  1. <static electricity built up on the cat's fur>

  2. <the roller coaster built up momentum>



1555

First Known Use of build up

1555



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