What does Builder mean?

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ˈbɪl dərBuilder

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. builder, detergent buildernoun

    a substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action

  2. buildernoun

    a person who creates a business or who organizes and develops a country

    "empire builder"

  3. builder, constructornoun

    someone who contracts for and supervises construction (as of a building)


  1. buildernoun

    A person who builds or constructs things.

  2. buildernoun

    A bodybuilder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buildernoun

    one who builds; one whose occupation is to build, as a carpenter, a shipwright, or a mason


  1. Builder

    Builder is a United States Navy occupational rating. A builder is responsible for the construction and repair of wood, concrete, and masonry structures. Their work can involve sheet rock, ceramic tile, or painting, while senior personnel deal with material estimates and labor projections. Builders also conduct the Navy's combat and disaster preparedness operations. The Builder's rating badge shows two traditional tools for construction - the carpenter's square and the plumb-bob. At the Master Chief Petty Officer level, Builder merges with the Engineering Aide and Steelworker ratings. At this level, they are referred to as a Master Chief Constructionman.

Editors Contribution

  1. builder

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, skills, qualifications and training to build.

    The builder was truthful, honest, kind and helpful.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 24, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Builder' in Nouns Frequency: #1911

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Builder in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Builder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Builder in a Sentence

  1. Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami:

    He was there as the Pope and as a bridge builder, he was calling us to dialogue, using a softer approach so as not to have the other side raise their defenses.

  2. Engineer.AI:

    A hosting platform was built first, which generated cash and we then used to cash to create the builder platform. ~ Engineer.ai CEO

  3. Middle East:

    China has earned much of its leverage in the region, especially on the African side of the Red Sea/Gulf of Aden, by becoming the leading financier and builder of infrastructure projects such as dams, roads, railways, and IT networks.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    You dehumanize a man as much by returning him to nature - by making him one with rocks, vegetation, and animals - as by turning him into a machine. Both the natural and the mechanical are the opposite of that which is uniquely human. Nature is a self-made machine, more perfectly automated than any automated machine. To create something in the image of nature is to create a machine, and it was by learning the inner working of nature that man became a builder of machines. It is also obvious that when man domesticated animals and plants he acquired self-made machines for the production of food, power, and beauty.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    Every man is the builder of a temple called his body.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. abash
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    • C. abduct
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