Meaning of “build” - Learner’s Dictionary

build

verb us uk /bɪld/ past tense and past participle built
Extra Examples
They are knocking down the old factory to build a cinema.You could build an extension onto the back of the house.Barriers were built to keep back the flood water.It was built in the late nineteenth century.They've built a new bridge across the river.
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.
DEVELOP [ T ]

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)