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Build vs. Built

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Buildverb

(transitive) To form (something) by combining materials or parts.

Builtadjective

(informal) well-built, muscular or toned.

Buildverb

(transitive) To develop or give form to (something) according to a plan or process.

Builtnoun

(obsolete) Shape; build; form of structure.

‘the built of a ship’;

Buildverb

(transitive) To increase or strengthen (something) by adding gradually to.

Builtverb

inflection of build||past|part

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Buildverb

(transitive) To establish a basis for (something).

Builtnoun

Shape; build; form of structure; as, the built of a ship.

Buildverb

(intransitive) To form by combining materials or parts.

Builtadjective

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.’;

Buildverb

(intransitive) To develop in magnitude or extent.

Builtadjective

(used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness;

‘the built liquid detergents’;

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Buildverb

To construct (software) by compiling its source code.

Builtadjective

formed by fitting or joining components together

Buildverb

To be converted into software by compilation, usually with minimal human intervention.

‘This code won't build any more. Have you made any changes?’;

Builtadjective

well or attractively formed with respect to physique

Buildnoun

The physique of a human body; constitution or structure of a human body.

‘Rugby players are of sturdy build.’;

Buildnoun

Any of various versions of a software product as it is being developed for release to users.

‘The computer company has introduced a new prototype build to beta testers.’;

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Buildnoun

Any structure, such as a building, statue, pool or forest, created by the player.

‘I made a build that looked like the Parthenon in that game.’;

Buildverb

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 nowTo have built in heaven high towers.’;

Buildverb

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.’;

Buildverb

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.’;

Buildverb

To exercise the art, or practice the business, of building.

Buildverb

To rest or depend, as on a foundation; to ground one's self or one's hopes or opinions upon something deemed reliable; to rely; as, to build on the opinions or advice of others.

Buildnoun

Form or mode of construction; general figure; make; as, the build of a ship; a great build on a man.

Buildnoun

constitution of the human body

Buildnoun

alternative names for the body of a human being;

‘Leonardo studied the human body’; ‘he has a strong physique’; ‘the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak’;

Buildverb

make by combining materials and parts;

‘this little pig made his house out of straw’; ‘Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer’;

Buildverb

form or accumulate steadily;

‘Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly’; ‘Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border’;

Buildverb

build or establish something abstract;

‘build a reputation’;

Buildverb

improve the cleansing action of;

‘build detergents’;

Buildverb

order, supervise, or finance the construction of;

‘The government is building new schools in this state’;

Buildverb

give form to, according to a plan;

‘build a modern nation’; ‘build a million-dollar business’;

Buildverb

be engaged in building;

‘These architects build in interesting and new styles’;

Buildverb

found or ground;

‘build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation’;

Buildverb

bolster or strengthen;

‘We worked up courage’; ‘build up confidence’; ‘ramp up security in the airports’;

Buildverb

develop and grow;

‘Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera’;

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