Synonyms for build-up

Grammar : Noun
Spell : bild-uhp
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbɪldˌʌp

Top 10 synonyms for build-up Other synonyms for the word build-up

Définition of build-up

Origin :
  • also buildup, 1927, "accumulation of positive publicity," from build (v.) + up (adv.). Of any accumulation (but especially military) from 1943.
  • As in preparation : noun development, readiness
  • As in publicity : noun promotion of something, someone
  • As in accretion : noun gradual growth, addition
  • As in accumulation : noun gathering or amassing
Example sentences :
  • But with this build-up, it will seem like an ordinary hunt for a criminal gang.
  • Extract from : « The Best Made Plans » by Everett B. Cole
  • And they were ready to spend a hunk of moolah on the build-up.
  • Extract from : « Breeder Reaction » by Winston Marks
  • That must have been a build-up, but Ben goofed his cue to move in on Sco and me for a close.
  • Extract from : « The Real Hard Sell » by William W Stuart
  • We know it's all a build-up for you to make a deal for them, eh?
  • Extract from : « The Invaders » by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • Build-up of military strength to resist aggression by other planetary governments.
  • Extract from : « The Cosmic Computer » by Henry Beam Piper
  • It accelerates the continental defense program and the build-up of ready military reserve forces.
  • Extract from : « Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 » by Various

Antonyms for build-up

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