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tukod [tĂș.kud.] : brace (n.); shoring (n.); build (v.); construct (v.); establish (v.)

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Glosses:
brace
n. (artifact)1. bracea support that steadies or strengthens something else.; "he wore a brace on his knee"
~ ankle bracea brace worn to strengthen the ankle.
~ back bracea brace worn to support the back.
~ knee bracea brace worn to strengthen the knee.
~ neck bracea brace worn to steady the neck.
~ skega brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost.
~ strengthener, reinforcementa device designed to provide additional strength.; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
~ supportany device that bears the weight of another thing.; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
n. (quantity)2. brace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoketwo items of the same kind.
~ fellow, mateone of a pair.; "he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"
~ 2, ii, two, deucethe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number.
~ doubleton(bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player.
n. (group)3. brace, paira set of two similar things considered as a unit.
~ tweedledee and tweedledum, tweedledum and tweedledeeany two people who are hard to tell apart.
~ seta group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used.; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
n. (communication)4. braceeither of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material.
~ punctuation mark, punctuationthe marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases.
n. (artifact)5. bracea rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it.
~ ropea strong line.
~ royal bracea brace to secure the royal mast.
n. (artifact)6. brace, gallus, suspenderelastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural).
~ man's clothingclothing that is designed for men to wear.
~ shoulder strap, strapa band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag.
~ plural, plural formthe form of a word that is used to denote more than one.
n. (artifact)7. brace, braces, orthodontic bracesan appliance that corrects dental irregularities.
~ dental appliancea device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth.
n. (artifact)8. bitstock, bracea carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring.
~ brace and bita drill consisting of a bit and a brace to hold and turn it.
~ stockthe handle end of some implements or tools.; "he grabbed the cue by the stock"
n. (artifact)9. brace, bracinga structural member used to stiffen a framework.
~ crosspiecea transverse brace.
~ frameworka structure supporting or containing something.
~ gusset plate, gusseta metal plate used to strengthen a joist.
~ guy cable, guy rope, guy wire, guya cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent).
~ stay(nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar.
~ strengthener, reinforcementa device designed to provide additional strength.; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
~ stringerbrace consisting of a longitudinal member to strengthen a fuselage or hull.
~ structural membersupport that is a constituent part of any structure or building.
~ strutbrace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression.
~ crosstie, railroad tie, sleeper, tieone of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track.; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
v. (emotion)10. brace, poiseprepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult.
~ gear up, prepare, ready, set, fix, set upmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc.; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
~ nerve, steelget ready for something difficult or unpleasant.
v. (contact)11. brace, stabilise, stabilize, steadysupport or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace.; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
~ beef up, fortify, strengthenmake strong or stronger.; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"
~ ballastmake steady with a ballast.
~ guysteady or support with a guy wire or cable.; "The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing"
v. (contact)12. bracesupport by bracing.
~ hold up, support, sustain, holdbe the physical support of; carry the weight of.; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
~ treadbrace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center.
v. (body)13. arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up, stimulatecause to be alert and energetic.; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
~ affectact physically on; have an effect upon.; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
~ cathectinject with libidinal energy.
~ reanimate, recreate, revivify, vivify, revive, renovate, animate, quicken, repairgive new life or energy to.; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
~ reinvigorate, invigorateimpart vigor, strength, or vitality to.; "Exercise is invigorating"
~ liven, liven up, enliven, animate, invigoratemake lively.; "let's liven up this room a bit"
shoring
n. (artifact)1. shore, shoringa beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support.
~ beamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction.
n. (act)2. propping up, shoring, shoring upthe act of propping up with shores.
~ supporting, supportthe act of bearing the weight of or strengthening.; "he leaned against the wall for support"
build
n. (attribute)1. body-build, build, habitus, physiqueconstitution of the human body.
~ bodily propertyan attribute of the body.
~ lankinessa tall and thin physique.
~ dumpiness, squattinessa short and stout physique.
~ body type, somatotypea category of physique.
n. (body)2. anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, somaalternative names for the body of a human being.; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
~ individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soula human being.; "there was too much for one person to do"
~ human, human being, homo, manany living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.
~ body, organic structure, physical structurethe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being).; "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
~ persona human body (usually including the clothing).; "a weapon was hidden on his person"
~ juvenile bodythe body of a young person.
~ adult bodythe body of an adult human being.
~ male bodythe body of a male human being.
~ female bodythe body of a female human being.
v. (creation)3. build, construct, makemake by combining materials and parts.; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
~ customise, customizemake according to requirements.; "customize a car"
~ revetconstruct a revetment.
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ dry-wallconstruct with drywall.; "dry-wall the basement of the house"
~ lockbuild locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels.
~ wattlebuild of or with wattle.
~ frame up, frameconstruct by fitting or uniting parts together.
~ rebuild, reconstructbuild again.; "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb"
~ groinbuild with groins.; "The ceiling was groined"
~ cantileverconstruct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed.; "Frank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings"
~ erect, put up, set up, rear, raiseconstruct, build, or erect.; "Raise a barn"
~ buildbe engaged in building.; "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
~ corduroybuild (a road) from logs laid side by side.
~ channelise, channelizemake a channel for; provide with a channel.; "channelize the country for better transportation"
v. (change)4. build, build up, progress, work upform or accumulate steadily.; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
~ builddevelop and grow.; "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
~ developgrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment.; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time"
~ ramp up, work up, build up, buildbolster or strengthen.; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
v. (creation)5. build, establishbuild or establish something abstract.; "build a reputation"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
v. (change)6. buildimprove the cleansing action of.; "build detergents"
~ chemical science, chemistrythe science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions.
~ ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, betterto make better.; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
v. (social)7. buildorder, supervise, or finance the construction of.; "The government is building new schools in this state"
~ oversee, superintend, supervise, managewatch and direct.; "Who is overseeing this project?"
v. (creation)8. buildgive form to, according to a plan.; "build a modern nation"; "build a million-dollar business"
~ developmake something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation.; "Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"; "They developed a new technique"
v. (creation)9. buildbe engaged in building.; "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
~ architecturethe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings.; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
~ build, construct, makemake by combining materials and parts.; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
~ createpursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity.; "Don't disturb him--he is creating"
v. (cognition)10. buildfound or ground.; "build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"
~ base, found, establish, grounduse as a basis for; found on.; "base a claim on some observation"
v. (change)11. build, build up, ramp up, work upbolster or strengthen.; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
~ increasemake bigger or more.; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
~ work up, build, build up, progressform or accumulate steadily.; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
v. (change)12. builddevelop and grow.; "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
~ deepen, intensifybecome more intense.; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
~ work up, build, build up, progressform or accumulate steadily.; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
construct
n. (cognition)1. concept, conception, constructan abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.
~ idea, thoughtthe content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about.; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
~ conceptualisation, conceptuality, conceptualizationan elaborated concept.
~ notiona general inclusive concept.
~ categorya general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme.
~ rule, regulationa principle or condition that customarily governs behavior.; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
~ attribute, dimension, propertya construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.; "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
~ abstract, abstractiona concept or idea not associated with any specific instance.; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
~ quantitythe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable.
~ division, section, partone of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole.; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
~ wholeall of something including all its component elements or parts.; "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature"
~ natural law, lawa rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society.
~ law of nature, lawa generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature.; "the laws of thermodynamics"
~ lexicalized concepta concept that is expressed by a word (in some particular language).
~ hypothesis, theory, possibilitya tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena.; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"
~ facta concept whose truth can be proved.; "scientific hypotheses are not facts"
~ linguistic rule, rule(linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice.
v. (creation)2. construct, fabricate, manufactureput together out of artificial or natural components or parts.; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; "He manufactured a popular cereal"
~ mass-produceproduce on a large scale.
~ makemake by shaping or bringing together constituents.; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
~ raftmake into a raft.; "raft these logs"
v. (contact)3. constructdraw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions.; "construct an equilateral triangle"
~ geometrythe pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces.
~ trace, describe, draw, line, delineatemake a mark or lines on a surface.; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
v. (creation)4. constructcreate by linking linguistic units.; "construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph"
~ create by mental act, create mentallycreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands.
v. (creation)5. constructcreate by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts.; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument"
~ create by mental act, create mentallycreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands.
v. (cognition)6. construct, reconstruct, retracereassemble mentally.; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
~ conjecture, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, theorise, theorize, hypothecate, supposeto believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
~ etymologise, etymologizeconstruct the history of words.
establish
v. (social)1. establish, found, launch, set upset up or found.; "She set up a literacy program"
~ open, open upstart to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning.; "open a business"
v. (creation)2. constitute, establish, found, institute, plantset up or lay the groundwork for.; "establish a new department"
~ initiate, pioneertake the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of.; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
~ fixset or place definitely.; "Let's fix the date for the party!"
~ appoint, constitute, name, nominatecreate and charge with a task or function.; "nominate a committee"
v. (cognition)3. demonstrate, establish, prove, shew, showestablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment.; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
~ prove oneselfshow one's ability or courage.
~ proveprove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof.
~ affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustainestablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts.; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
~ negate, contradictprove negative; show to be false.
~ stultifyprove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence.; "nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself"
v. (cognition)4. establish, lay down, makeinstitute, enact, or establish.; "make laws"
~ set, markestablish as the highest level or best performance.; "set a record"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
v. (creation)5. establish, givebring about.; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ introducebring in or establish in a new place or environment.; "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
~ generate, yield, render, give, returngive or supply.; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
~ pacifyfight violence and try to establish peace in (a location).; "The U.N. troops are working to pacify Bosnia"
v. (contact)6. establish, instal, install, set upplace.; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
v. (cognition)7. base, establish, found, grounduse as a basis for; found on.; "base a claim on some observation"
~ buildfound or ground.; "build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"