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rebuild

[ ree-bild ]
/ ri藞b瑟ld /
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verb (used with object), re路built or (Archaic) re路build路ed; re路build路ing.
to repair, especially to dismantle and reassemble with new parts: to rebuild an old car.
to replace, restrengthen, or reinforce: to rebuild an army.
to revise, reshape, or reorganize: to rebuild a shattered career.
verb (used without object), re路built or (Archaic) re路build路ed; re路build路ing.
to build again or afresh: With the insurance money we can rebuild.
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Origin of rebuild

First recorded in 1605鈥15; re- + build

OTHER WORDS FROM rebuild

re路build路a路ble, adjectivere路build路a路bil路i路ty, nounre路build路er, nounun路re路built, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rebuild

rebuild
/ (ri藧藞b瑟ld) /

verb -builds, -building or -built
to make, construct, or form againthe cost of rebuilding the house
(tr) to restore (a system or situation) to a previous conditionhis struggle to rebuild his life
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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