Definitions of building

  1. of Build The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the occupants of a building; "the entire building complained about the noise" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The art of constructing edifices, or the practice of civil architecture. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. That which is built; a fabric or edifice constructed, as a house, a church, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The act of constructing, raising, or establishing; a structure put up for use or convenience, as a house, a church, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. The art of erecting houses, etc.: anything built: a house. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Anything built; a house; edifice. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. That which is built; an edifice; the art of building. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The art of raising fabrics; an edifice. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. An edifice; a fixed structure-as a house, a church. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. increasing or having the power to increase especially in size or amount or degree; "muscle-building exercises" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. rising progressively; "the building suspense"; "the heightening drama" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for building

  1. Why did he say they were building them elsewhere than on this planet? – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  2. I am building another one now, and it would not have been complete without your going over it. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward