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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

When you're dealing with machines or anything that you build, it either works or it doesn't, no matter how good of a salesman you are.
Marc Andreesen

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Frederick Douglass

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

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

We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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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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