from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To build again.
  • transitive verb To make extensive structural repairs on.
  • transitive verb To remodel or make extensive changes in.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To build or build up again; build or construct after having been demolished; reconstruct or reconstitute: as, to rebuild a house, a wall, a wharf, or a city; to rebuild one's credit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To build again, as something which has been demolished; to construct anew.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To build again.
  • noun An act of rebuilding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb build again


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