Translation of "build" - English-Spanish dictionary

build

verb uk /bɪld/ (past tense and past participle built)

A2 to make something by putting materials and parts together

construir
He built his own house.
→ Phrasal verbs build on something , build up , build something up
noun uk /bɪld/

the size and shape of a person’s body

constitución
He’s of medium build with short, brown hair.

(Translation of “build” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

build

verb /bild/ (past tense, past participle built /-t/)

to form or construct from parts

construir
builder noun

a person who builds houses etc

constructor
The builder who built our house has gone bankrupt.
building noun

the art or business of putting up (houses etc) (also adjective)

construcción
a building contractor.

anything built

edificio
The new supermarket is a very ugly building.
building site noun

a piece of land where something is being built; construction site

Área de Obra
He suffered the injury while working on a building site.
building society noun (plural building societies)

(British ) a business firm that lends money for building or buying houses; savings and loan association (American)

sociedad hipotecaria
She opened an account with a building society.
built-in adjective

forming a permanent part of the building etc

incorporado
Built-in cupboards save space.
built-up adjective

covered with houses etc

urbanizado
a built-up area.
build up phrasal verb

to increase (the size or extent of)

aumentar
The traffic begins to build up at around five o’clock.

to strengthen gradually (a business, one’s health, reputation etc)

crear
His father built up that grocery business from nothing.

(Translation of “build” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)