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5 definitions found
 for built
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Build \Build\ (b[i^]ld), v. t. [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.
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              Nor aught availed him now
              To have built in heaven high towers.  --Milton.
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     2. To raise or place on a foundation; to form, establish, or
        produce by using appropriate means.
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              Who builds his hopes in air of your good looks.
                                                    --Shak.
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     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.
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              I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace,
              which is able to build you up.        --Acts xx. 32.
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     Syn: To erect; construct; raise; found; frame.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Built \Built\ (b[i^]lt), n.
     Shape; build; form of structure; as, the built of a ship.
     [Obs.] --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Built \Built\, a.
     Formed; shaped; constructed; made; -- often used in
     composition and preceded by the word denoting the form; as,
     frigate-built, clipper-built, etc.
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           Like the generality of Genoese countrywomen, strongly
           built.                                   --Landor.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  built
      adj 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]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "built":
     Junoesque, agreeable, amply endowed, assembled, becoming, bonny,
     braw, built for comfort, buxom, callipygian, callipygous, cast,
     comely, constructed, crafted, created, curvaceous, curvesome,
     curvilinear, curvy, custom, custom-built, custom-made, extracted,
     fabricated, fair, fashioned, forged, formed, gathered,
     goddess-like, good-looking, goodly, grown, handcrafted, handmade,
     harvested, homemade, homespun, likely, lovely to behold,
     machine-made, machined, made, made to order, man-made,
     manufactured, milled, mined, molded, personable, pleasing,
     pneumatic, prefab, prefabricated, presentable, processed,
     put together, raised, ready-for-wear, ready-formed, ready-made,
     ready-prepared, ready-to-wear, refined, rounded, shaped, shapely,
     sightly, slender, smelted, stacked, statuesque, well-built,
     well-constructed, well-developed, well-favored, well-formed,
     well-made, well-proportioned, well-shaped, well-stacked
  
  

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