1. I〔土や石を固めて作る〕build, construct
    • 城を築く
    • build a castle
    • 石垣[堤]を築く
    • construct 「a stone wall [an embankment]
  1. II〔しっかりと作り上げる〕
    • 彼は会社のために確固たる基礎を築いた
    • He laid [built up] a firm foundation for the company.
    • 彼は徒弟から現在の地位を築き上げた
    • He started as an apprentice and built up his present position.
    • 富と名声を築く
    • acquire fame and fortune/amass a fortune and make a name for oneself
    • 幸せな家庭を築く
    • build a happy home
    • 身代を築く
    • make [build up] a fortune