verb (used with object), up·built, up·build·ing.

to build up, as with the result of establishing, increasing, enlarging, or fortifying.

Origin of upbuild

First recorded in 1505–15; up- + build
Related formsup·build·er, noun
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verb -builds, -building or -built

(tr) to build up; enlarge, increase, etc
Derived Formsupbuilder, noun
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