What does Building mean?

Definitions for Building
ˈbɪl dɪŋBuild·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Building.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. building, edifice(noun)

    a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

    "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"

  2. construction, building(noun)

    the act of constructing something

    "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"

  3. construction, building(noun)

    the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones

    "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"

  4. building(noun)

    the occupants of a building

    "the entire building complained about the noise"

Wiktionary

  1. building(Noun)

    The act or process of building.

    The building of the bridge will be completed in a couple of weeks.

  2. building(Noun)

    A closed structure with walls and a roof.

    My sister lives in that apartment building.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Building

    of Build

  2. Building(noun)

    the act of constructing, erecting, or establishing

  3. Building(noun)

    the art of constructing edifices, or the practice of civil architecture

  4. Building(noun)

    that which is built; a fabric or edifice constructed, as a house, a church, etc

Freebase

  1. Building

    In architecture, construction, engineering, real estate development and technology the term building refers to one of the following: ⁕Any human-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy, or ⁕An act of construction In this article, the first usage is generally intended unless otherwise specified. Buildings come in a wide amount of shapes and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, to land prices, ground conditions, specific uses and aesthetic reasons. Buildings serve several needs of society – primarily as shelter from weather and as general living space, to provide privacy, to store belongings and to comfortably live and work. A building as a shelter represents a physical division of the human habitat and the outside. Ever since the first cave paintings, buildings have also become objects or canvasess of artistic expression. In recent years, interest in sustainable planning and building practices has also become part of the design process of many new buildings.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. building

    The work of constructing ships, as distinguished from naval architecture, which may rather be considered as the art or theory of delineating ships on a plane. The pieces by which this complicated machine is framed, are joined together in various places by scarfing, rabbeting, tenanting, and scoring.

Editors Contribution

  1. building

    A type of structure created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles.

    The building was open plan and loved by everyone.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 10, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Building' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #596

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Building' in Written Corpus Frequency: #679

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Building' in Nouns Frequency: #142

How to pronounce Building?

  1. Alex
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    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say Building in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Building in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Building in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Building in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Albanese:

    Issuing the first BitLicense is an important milestone in the long-term development of the virtual currency industry, putting in place rules of the road that help protect consumers from loss or theft and root out illicit activity is vital to building trust in this new financial technology.

  2. Stephanie Schriock:

    We're seeing a huge show of strength from our more than 3 million members this year, and they're building tremendous momentum to elect more women who are on the right side of the issues that matter to women and families, with Republicans advancing their extreme, anti-woman agenda, never has it been more important to elect more pro-choice Democratic women at all levels.

  3. Richard Hill:

    The building inspector went out and looked at it, and gave them a notice, they went back and the owners still didn’t have a permit, so they gave them a warning. The city did its job.

  4. David Harris:

    Truly heroic work does, I hope, get the recognition it deserves: the officer who runs into a burning building to save someone, the officer who risks his or her life to save that of a civilian in a hostage situation, but the work of police officers is full of other types of good work every day: helping the good people in neighborhoods with the problems they have. Helping us all, in small ways, to have a safe and prosperous place to live. That's the everyday work that doesn't get a lot of recognition, because it's not unusual.

  5. De Mistura:

    Our hope is that Aleppo could be a signal of goodwill, a confidence-building measure which could and can facilitate the re-starting of a political process with a clear political horizon.

Images & Illustrations of Building

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Translations for Building

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  • gebouAfrikaans
  • دار, بِنَايَةٌ, مَبنى, بناءArabic
  • bina, tikmə, tikinti, inşaatAzerbaijani
  • дом, буды́нак, будаўні́цтваBelarusian
  • дом, изгра́ждане, къ̀ща, граде́ж, зда́ние, сгра́да, строи́телство, постро́йкаBulgarian
  • ভবনBengali
  • ཁང་པTibetan Standard
  • construcció, edificiCatalan, Valencian
  • stavba, budování, dům, výstavba, budovaCzech
  • adeilad, adeiladuWelsh
  • bygning, byggeri, opførelseDanish
  • Bau, Bauen, GebäudeGerman
  • κτίριο, κτίσμα, οικοδομή, δόμησηGreek
  • konstruado, konstruaĵoEsperanto
  • edificación, construcción, edificioSpanish
  • ehitama, hooneEstonian
  • eraikin, eraikinaBasque
  • ساختمون, بنا, ساختمان, عمارتPersian
  • rakennus, rakentaminen, rakennustaitoFinnish
  • bâtiment, immeuble, construction, édificeFrench
  • foirgneamhIrish
  • togalach, togailScottish Gaelic
  • edificioGalician
  • મકાનGujarati
  • בניין, בנייהHebrew
  • निर्माण, इमारत, भवनHindi
  • batiman, bildingHaitian Creole
  • épület, felépítés, építés, építkezésHungarian
  • շենք, շինարարությունArmenian
  • konstruksi, pembangunan, bangunan, gedungIndonesian
  • edificoIdo
  • byggingIcelandic
  • costruzione, edificazione, palazzo, edificioItalian
  • ビルディング, 建築, 建設, 建造, ビル, 建物Japanese
  • შენება, შენობაGeorgian
  • үй, ғимаратKazakh
  • អាគារKhmer
  • 建設, 건물, 建物, 건설, 빌딩Korean
  • بیناکردن, بیناKurdish
  • куруу, конструкциялоо, үй, чогултуу, салуу, жасоо, имарат, курулуш, кураштыруу, тургузуу, конструкция, көтөрүүKyrgyz
  • constructio, aedificiumLatin
  • GebaiLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ຕຶກ, ການກໍ່ສ້າງLao
  • pastatas, statyba, statinysLithuanian
  • celšana, ēka, celtne, būvēšanaLatvian
  • и́зградба, дом, ку́ќа, зда́ние, згра́даMacedonian
  • барьсан зүйл, барилгаMongolian
  • pembinaan, pembangunan, bangunanMalay
  • biniMaltese
  • တိုက်အိမ်Burmese
  • भवनNepali
  • bouwen, bouw, gebouwDutch
  • konstruere, bygge, bygningNorwegian
  • dom, budować, budynek, budowaPolish
  • جوړول, ماڼۍPashto, Pushto
  • edificação, prédio, edifício, construçãoPortuguese
  • construire, clădire, edificiu, edificareRomanian
  • зда́ние, дом, стро́йка, строе́ние, констру́кция, строи́тельство, постро́йкаRussian
  • भवन, निर्माणSanskrit
  • dȍm, згра̏да, zgrȁda, kȕća, izgrádnja, зда́ње, гра́дња, grádnja, ку̏ћа, изгра́дња, до̏м, zdánjeSerbo-Croatian
  • stavba, dom, budovaSlovak
  • hiša, stavba, zgradba, gradnjaSlovene
  • ndërtesaAlbanian
  • bygge, hus, byggnad, byggande, byggnation, byggnadsverksamhetSwedish
  • jengo, jengaSwahili
  • கட்டிடம்Tamil
  • భవంతి, కట్టడము, కట్టుబడిTelugu
  • бино, иморатTajik
  • อาคาร, ตึกThai
  • ymarat, binaTurkmen
  • gusaliTagalog
  • inşa, inşaat, binaTurkish
  • дім, спору́да, буди́нок, будівни́цтвоUkrainian
  • تعمیر, بھون, عمارتUrdu
  • qirilish, binoUzbek
  • toà nhàVietnamese
  • bum, bumot, bumam, bumotilem, bumotem, bumotilVolapük

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