What does builder mean?

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ˈbɪl dərbuilder

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. builder, detergent builder(noun)

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

  2. builder(noun)

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

    "empire builder"

  3. builder, constructor(noun)

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


  1. builder(Noun)

    A person who builds or constructs things.

  2. builder(Noun)

    A bodybuilder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Builder(noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce builder?

  1. Alex
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How to say builder in sign language?

  1. builder


  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. Henry David Thoreau:

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

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Not the builder, but the writer, creates the road to the future.

  3. Sipho P Nkosi:

    We don't change the plan of the building to fix a mistake done by a builder.

  4. Renzo Stone:

    A builder is like a little god - somebody who does things, doesn't just draw things.

  5. Hammurabi:

    if a builder builds a house and the house falls and kills some one in the house the owners may kill the builder.

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