- of sound or sturdy construction: These cars are really built.
- having a good physique or figure: That lifeguard is really built!
OTHER WORDS FROM builtwell-built, adjective
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How to use built in a sentence
So I decided to get the pre-built but very customizable Drop CTRL instead.Typing my way down the mechanical keyboard rabbit hole with the Drop CTRL|Iljitsch van Beijnum|March 5, 2021|Ars Technica
His life as a man is built around health insurance and tax services.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Virologist By Andrew Marantz, New Yorker How a young entrepreneur built an empire by repackaging memes.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They carved a refuge out of the wilderness and then, in 200 years, built it into the most powerful nation on earth.Mario Cuomo, Always Moving Us Toward the Light|Mike Barnicle|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Marvin hops over the edge of his retaining wall, which he built.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Luckily, Tor was prepared for this sort of assault, and has built-in defenses to protect against it.The Attack on the Hidden Internet|Marc Rogers|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was an Innkeeper, who loved to carouse; J was a Joiner, and built up a house.
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The private chapel, built out from the house on the side next Calne, had not been used for years and years.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
He hardly recognised himself, for, the foundations being shaken, all that was built upon them trembled too.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Civilisation is built up of the "heresies" of men who thought freely and spoke bravely.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
British Dictionary definitions for built
Other Idioms and Phrases with built
see made (built) to order; not built that way; Rome wasn't built in a day. Also see under build.