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Definition of Build

Build

  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.
  2. To raise or place on a foundation; to form, establish, or produce by using appropriate means.
  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.
  4. To exercise the art, or practice the business, of building.
  5. 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.
  6. Form or mode of construction; general figure; make; as, the build of a ship.

Build Quotations

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. - Milton Berle
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Milton Berle

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
Johnny Cash

Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.
Bob Feller

Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
John Wooden

Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future.
Mattie Stepanek
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Build Translations

build in Danish is bygge
build in Dutch is aanleggen, bouwen, construeren
build in German is aufbauen, bauen
build in Italian is edificare, fabbricare
build in Latin is condo
build in Spanish is construir
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