Synonyms and Antonyms of build
to form by putting together parts or materials <he spent hours building a model airplane from a kit> Synonyms assemble, confect, construct, erect, fabricate, make, make up, piece, put up, raise, rear, set up Related Words carpenter, fashion, forge, frame, hammer, handcraft, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; prefabricate; begin, coin, create, generate, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, invent, originate; constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), design, devise, imagine, think (up); reassemble, rebuild, reconstruct, redevelop, reedify [British], retrofit; jerry-build, rig (up), throw up; combine, unite Phrases put together Near Antonyms demolish, destroy, devastate, flatten, level, pull down, pulverize, raze, ruin, ruinate, shatter, smash, wreck; blow up, explode; detach, disengage; disconnect, disjoin, disunite, divide, separate Antonyms demount, disassemble, dismantle, dismember, knock down, strike, take down, tear down
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