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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.

ChatGPT

  1. built

    Built can refer to the past tense of the verb "build," which means to construct, create or assemble something by combining materials or elements. It can also be used as an adjective to describe something that has been constructed or made, such as a built-in shelf or a built environment.

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. James Herring:

    I see a guy in a race car souped-up. I see a tower that he built. I see him holding his gun; he’s a deer hunter. I see him with a magician and I see him as a Ninja Turtle ... nothing violent.

  2. Dominick Cunningham:

    In the past we've had people getting medals and that is where it all comes from, if we didn't have those people who have built the foundation for me to sit on now, and for me to keep going, they wouldn't have given me the motivation.

  3. Ray Lewis:

    So I started studying him, …So I built an entire room in my house – just so I could watch film.

  4. Scott Roeben:

    This is the house that Céline built.

  5. 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

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