built Definition

  • 1past tense and past participle of 'build'
  • 2constructed or made in a particular way

Using built: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "built" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The house was built in the 19th century.

  • Example

    She has a well-built physique.

  • Example

    The company has built a reputation for quality products.

  • Example

    He built a sandcastle on the beach.

built Synonyms and Antonyms

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Antonyms for built

Phrases with built

  • constructed with high-quality materials and techniques to ensure durability and longevity


    This car is built to last, with a sturdy frame and reliable engine.

  • built-in

    included as an integral part of something


    The new oven has a built-in timer and temperature gauge.

  • built up

    gradually accumulated or increased over time


    The tension between them had built up over several months.


Summary: built in Brief

'Built' [bɪlt] is the past tense and past participle of 'build', meaning constructed or made in a particular way. It can refer to physical structures like houses and sandcastles, as well as non-physical things like reputations. Phrases like 'built to last' and 'built-in' denote durability and integration, while 'built up' refers to gradual accumulation or increase.