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builds, 3rd person singular present; built, past tense; building, present participle; built, past participle;
  1. Construct (something, typically something large) by putting parts or material together over a period of time
    • - the factory was built in 1936
  2. Commission, finance, and oversee the building of (something)
    • - the city council plans to build a bridge
  3. Incorporate (something) and make it a permanent part of a structure, system, or situation
    • - engineers want to build in extra traction
  4. Compile (a program, database, index, etc.)

  5. (of a program, database, index, etc.) Be compiled

  6. Establish and develop (a business, relationship, or situation) over a period of time
    • - he'd built up the store from nothing
  7. Use as a basis for further progress or development
    • - the nation should build on the talents of its workforce
  8. Increase the size, intensity, or extent of
    • - we built up confidence in our abilities
    • - the air of excited anticipation builds
  1. The dimensions or proportions of a person's or animal's body
    • - she was of medium height and slim build
    • - he has the ideal build for a sprinter
  2. The style or form of construction of something, typically a vehicle

  3. A compiled version of a program

  4. The process of compiling a program

  1. physique: constitution of the human body
  2. construct: make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
  3. build up: form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
  4. build or establish something abstract; "build a reputation"
  5. improve the cleansing action of; "build detergents"
  6. order, supervise, or finance the construction of; "The government is building new schools in this state"
  7. The Build engine is a first-person shooter engine created by Ken Silverman for 3D Realms. Like the Doom engine, the Build engine represents its world on a two-dimensional grid using closed 2D shapes called sectors, and uses simple flat objects called sprites to populate the world geometry with ...
  8. "Build" is a song released from the album The People Who Grinned Themselves to Death by The Housemartins. It follows the softer template of the group's later material and reached #15 in the UK Singles Chart.
  9. (Building) In architecture, construction, engineering and real estate development the word building may refer to one of the following: # Any human-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy, or # An act of construction (i.e. ...
  10. (Building (album)) Building is the third album from Sense Field. It was released in 1996 on Revelation Records .
  11. (Building (magazine)) Building is one of the United Kingdom’s oldest business-to-business magazines, launched as The Builder in 1843 by Joseph Aloysius Hansom – architect of Birmingham Town Hall and designer of the Hansom Cab. The journal was renamed Building in 1966 as it is still known today. ...
  12. (Building (mathematics)) In mathematics, a building (also Tits building, Bruhat–Tits building) is a combinatorial and geometric structure which simultaneously generalizes certain aspects of flag manifolds, finite projective planes, and Riemannian symmetric spaces. ...
  13. The physique of a human body; constitution or structure of a human body; any of various versions of a software product as it is being developed for release to users; to form by combining materials or parts; to develop or give form to according to a plan or process; to increase or strengthen ...
  14. (Building) A structure forming an open, partially enclosed, or enclosed space constructed by a planned process of combining materials, components, and subsystems to meet specific conditions of use.
  15. (Building) means any structure which includes provision for a heating or cooling system, or both, or for a hot water system.
  16. (Building) Structure which stands alone or is separated from adjoining structures by approved fire walls with all openings protected by approved fire doors.
  17. (Building) a structure for the support, shelter, or enclosure of persons, animals, goods, or property of any kind.
  18. includes the building, attached structures and completed additions to covered buildings. This is often extended to include outdoor fixtures, permanently installed fixtures such as machinery and equipment and the building material used to maintain and service the insured's premises.
  19. The primary building subject of the commercial inspection.
  20. (BUILDING) means a walled and roofed structure, other than a gas or liquid storage tank, that is principally above ground and affixed to a permanent site, including a manufactured (i.e.,mobile) home on a permanent foundation. (See STRUCTURE).
  21. (Building) includes structure, temporary building, temporary structure and any part of a building or structure
  22. (BUILDING) Modern 5600 square feet, concrete and wood construction, fire and security protection.
  23. (BUILDING) Type of constructed facility; generally intended to provide shelter from inclement conditions.
  24. (BUILDING) Value of the house and other buildings on the property as determined by the Auditor.
  25. (BUILDING) Your inner structure. Different rooms or areas depict different parts of your body and personality, and the functions they serve. ...