Meaning of “build” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /bɪld/ (past tense and past participle built)
MAKE [ I, T ]

A2 to make something by putting materials and parts together:

build a house/wall
The bridge is built of steel and aluminium.
They're starting to build on that stretch of land.

to create and develop something over a long time:

They have built a solid friendship over the years.

(Definition of “build verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)