What does built mean?

Definitions for built
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. built, reinforcedadjective

    (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness

    "the built liquid detergents"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Builtnoun

    The form; the structure.

    Etymology: from build.

    As is the built, so different is the fight;
    Their mounting shot is on our sails design’d;
    Deep in their hulls our deadly bullets light,
    And through the yielding planks a passage find. Dryden.

    There is hardly any country, which has so little shipping as Ireland; the reason must be, the scarcity of timber proper for this built. William Temple.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Built

    of Build

  2. Builtnoun

    shape; build; form of structure; as, the built of a ship

  3. Builtadjective

    formed; shaped; constructed; made; -- often used in composition and preceded by the word denoting the form; as, frigate-built, clipper-built, etc

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. built

    A prefix to denote the construction of a vessel, as carvel or clinker-built, bluff-built, frigate-built, sharp-built, &c.; English, French, or American built, &c.

Editors Contribution

  1. built

    Constructed or formed.

    The house was built with beautiful materials that caused it to look like it sits perfectly within the hillside.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'built' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #776

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'built' in Written Corpus Frequency: #942

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of built in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of built in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of built in a Sentence

  1. Toni Gross:

    Craig said. The family made the sudden 1,000-mile trip from Tampa, Florida, to Dover Air Force Base to accept his body in person. Frank Gross with his father Craig; Frank was killed in 2011 by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan (Fox News) Toni said: That was such a dark time of our life. Although it was one of their lowest lows, there was support -- thanks to the Fisher House and the organization behind it. The Fisher Foundation helps military families around the country whose loved ones are in the hospital. In all, the non-profit has helped more than 300,000 families since 1990 by donating 58 houses across the country and in Germany and the United Kingdom. But the house at Dover Air Force Base was built specifically for families whose loved ones have made the ultimate sacrifice. Frank Gross with his mother Toni, who has been volunteering at Fisher House (Fox News) That, I think, was the most important Fisher House that we've ever built said Ken Fisher, Fisher House Foundation chairman and CEO. We believe in the power of family. We believe in, obviously, bringing the plight of the military family to light. This house is run by members of the Air Force — including house manager, technical sergeant Dorothy Whitfield. This house is their safe haven while they are here at Dover for their short stay, Whitfield said. The house has a fully stocked kitchen, multiple bedrooms, and a living room full of toys to make the family's hardest day somewhat easier. Whitfield said: If they're are sad and they want to cry, we're right there with them and we'll cry with them. Years after the Gross’ visit, the Fisher House is still making an impact on the family’s lives. Toni began volunteering. I just knew that I needed to give back and encourage others. I also knew that by giving back my spirit would be lifted.

  2. Kristie Ebi:

    Buildings in Chicago are built for cold, for example, not heat. There are so many places without central air, and it is not cheap to put in and not cheap to run, and that's just the start of planning that will need to happen.

  3. Danine Fruge:

    Your body has built-in mechanisms that don't allow it to overdose from food, but that doesn't exist for supplements. Too much magnesium via supplement can put your heart into an arrhythmia and that can even be fatal, particularly for people with issues like diabetes.

  4. Wes Moore:

    It’s impossible not to think about our past and our path. We’re blocks away from the Annapolis docks, where so many enslaved people arrived in this country against their will, and we are standing in front of a capitol that was built by their hands. We have made uneven and unimaginable progress since then.

  5. Carrie Lam:

    Constitutional development must be built on the basis of the Basic Law and the decision of (China's) NPCSC (National People's Congress Standing Committee), otherwise it would only be futile and impractical and the aim of universal suffrage for the CE (Chief Executive) election would only become a 'castle in the air'.

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