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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Build \Build\ (b[i^]ld), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Built} (b[i^]lt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Building}. The regular imp. & p. p. {Builded} is antiquated.] [OE. bulden, bilden, AS. byldan to build, fr. bold house; cf. Icel. b[=o]l farm, abode, Dan. bol small farm, OSw. bol, b["o]le, house, dwelling, fr. root of Icel. b[=u]a to dwell; akin to E. be, bower, boor. [root]97.]

1. To erect or construct, as an edifice or fabric of any kind; to form by uniting materials into a regular structure; to fabricate; to make; to raise.

Nor aught availed him now To have built in heaven high towers. --Milton.

2. To raise or place on a foundation; to form, establish, or produce by using appropriate means.

Who builds his hopes in air of your good looks. --Shak.

3. To increase and strengthen; to increase the power and stability of; to settle, or establish, and preserve; -- frequently with up; as, to build up one's constitution.

I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up. --Acts xx. 32.

Syn: To erect; construct; raise; found; frame.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Built \Built\ (b[i^]lt), noun Shape; build; form of structure; as, the built of a ship. [Obs.] --Dryden.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Built \Built\, adjective Formed; shaped; constructed; made; -- often used in composition and preceded by the word denoting the form; as, frigate-built, clipper-built, etc.

Like the generality of Genoese countrywomen, strongly built. --Landor.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

built

adjective

1: (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness; "the built liquid detergents" [syn: {built}, {reinforced}]


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