What's the differences between make, build, construct, assemble, erect, create, put up and form?
If we want to describe something that we worked with, these words may confuse us, they have the same meanings for making something.
Make is used for creating or preparing something in combing materials or putting parts together, the objects such as dinner/breakfast/food or some craftworks like shoes/clothes/paints, they are always small, not so complicated and it can be finished by yourself.
- I've made my own breakfast/dinner/cake.
- The shoes made from China.
Build has the noun form for building, the verb form always related with the building such as house/road/floor or the objects needs several people to work together.
- We build the plan for our new project.
- The new policy will build 200 new homes for low-income residents.
Construct always been used as passive, it emphasizes the structure of something or how it has been constructed.
- The building was constructed before 20 years ago.
- The table is constructed from wood.
Assemble is used for organizing something, such as machine, organization, or group. It emphasizes the internal things worked each other's.
- Mr. Li has assembled a top-class team.
- We have assembled this PC in low price.
- We went out to assemble in the main hall.
Erect means to build something which we have known the positions.
- A flag was erected the highest building.
- The new school will erect on the side of hospital.
Create is used for making something new/happen/exist, it is never existed before.
- You made something wrong and created new bugs in our code.
- We've created the new plan for the next week.
Form is used for build something which already has the shape or regular logic.
- A new country is formed in his conspiracy.
- He formed a smile to me.
Put up is used to build or place something in somewhere.
- We will put up our tent on the grassland.
- I will put up my new fence around my house.