build build  /ˈbɪld/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) constitution of the human body
  2. (n) alternative names for the body of a human being
  3. (v) make by combining materials and parts
  4. (v) form or accumulate steadily
  5. (v) build or establish something abstract
  6. (v) improve the cleansing action of
  7. (v) order, supervise, or finance the construction of
  8. (v) give form to, according to a plan
  9. (v) be engaged in building
  10. (v) found or ground
  11. (v) bolster or strengthen
  12. (v) develop and grow

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Needing jobs and housing for its next generation, the desert kingdom has launched an ambitious plan to build five new cities simultaneously.
  2. My favorite Ghanaian libertarian think-tanker, Bright Simons, writes: China isn't in Africa merely to snap up raw materials, exploit African labor, or build geopolitical influence.
  3. Ironically, Ban may be closer to the old modernist ideals than many who build today in glass and steel.

News

  1. GM's Opel to build Corsa cars in Belarus for local market

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - General Motors will build a small number of its Opel Corsa hatchbacks in Belarus from next year as its European brand seeks to diversify outside its core market. Opel, known as Vauxhall in Britain, said on Thursday that parent GM signed a deal to assemble the subcompact car from semi-finished kits at the Minsk factory of British-Belarusian company Unison. Initial plans call ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Build a boat to float or duct tape fashion for Maple Grove Days

    Did anyone ever build a cardboard boat in school or maybe a scouting event? Here’s a chance to build a boat that can float a 24 pack of pop without getting wet. And win money.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Corcoran Press & News

  3. Blitz Build helps house Deer Park families

    DEER PARK, Wash. -- Habitat for Humanity’s annual “Blitz Build” will come to an end on Saturday, June 15. The two week project had volunteers working hard to finish and dedicate four homes. Organizers said almost 1,000 volunteers helped to build homes. “I’ve always enjoyed good housing throughout my life. I can only think of one lousy place I lived in. It just struck me: with time and limited ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KREM.com Spokane

Quotes

  1. "The Senate's quick action and General Petraeus's unrivaled experience will ensure we do not miss a beat in our strategy to break the Taliban's momentum and build Afghan capacity" for security efforts in the country, Obama said in a statement.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "As I said it yesterday, it's a process," Woods said. "You have to just build. All the Opens that I've won I've had one stretch of nine holes. I got myself back in the championship with those nine holes."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "This is a bill that would remedy serious challenges that American families face as a result of this Great Recession," said Max Baucus, D-Mont., the chief author of the bill. "This is a bill that works to build a stronger economy. This is a...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Max Baucus Source: The Associated Press

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