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rebuild

re·build

rebuild

 
 
pronunciation:
ri bIld
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rebuilding, rebuilds, rebuilt
definition 1: to build again; repair.
antonyms:
demolish, ruin
similar words:
repair
definition 2: to restructure; revise; reshape.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to build again what was lost or damaged.
After the fire, they rebuilt quickly.
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