Build and Smash


Build verb - To form by putting together parts or materials.
Usage example: he spent hours building a model airplane from a kit

Smash is an antonym for build.

Nearby Words: built, building, buildup, builder


Smash verb - To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of.
Usage example: the invading troops smashed the resistance and went on to conquer the country

Build is an antonym for smash in defeat topic.

Nearby Words: smashed, smashing, smasher, smashable

How words are described

good good build good smash
long long build long smash
similar similar build similar smash
normal normal build normal smash
Other adjectives: right, original, light, single, popular, powerful, entire, massive, large, big, huge, weak, new, latest, different.

Common collocations

character build character smash character
stuff build stuff smash stuff
wall build wall smash wall
machine build machine smash machine
Other words: computer, statue, ship, tank, walls, tanks, robots.

Both words in one sentence

  • Tabletop Game / Mordheim Also, if it's your first campaign ever, chances are that you won't know how to build your characters, resulting in suboptimal builds the game will be all too happy to smash.
  • World of Badass They've got an elite team of builders who smash mooks in the most awesome way possible and can build anything to kick your ass.
  • Nowadays, most RTS games don't feature the old-school "collect resources, build your army, smash your enemies" style of gameplay, and those who do, have these mechanics downplayed.
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Smash and Build. (2016). Retrieved 2023, June 08, from
Build & Smash. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Jun. 2023. <>.
Smash or Build. 2016. Accessed June 08, 2023.
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