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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To build again.
  • transitive v. To make extensive structural repairs on.
  • transitive v. To remodel or make extensive changes in: tried to rebuild society.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To build again.
  • n. An act of rebuilding.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To build again, as something which has been demolished; to construct anew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To build or build up again; build or construct after having been demolished; reconstruct or reconstitute: as, to rebuild a house, a wall, a wharf, or a city; to rebuild one's credit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. build again

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