rebuild Definition

  • 1to build something again, especially after it has been damaged or destroyed
  • 2to improve something that has been damaged or weakened

Using rebuild: Examples

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

  • Example

    The city was rebuilt after the earthquake.

  • Example

    The team is trying to rebuild its reputation.

  • Example

    We need to rebuild our relationship.

rebuild Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for rebuild

Phrases with rebuild

  • to start over completely


    After the fire, they had to rebuild the house from scratch.

  • rebuild one's life

    to start a new life after a difficult experience


    After the divorce, she moved to a new city to rebuild her life.

  • to regain trust after it has been lost


    It will take time to rebuild trust after what happened.


Summary: rebuild in Brief

To 'rebuild' [ˌriːˈbɪld] means to construct something again, often after damage or destruction, or to improve something that has been weakened. Examples include rebuilding a city after an earthquake, rebuilding a team's reputation, or rebuilding a relationship. Phrases like 'rebuild from scratch' and 'rebuild trust' illustrate the range of contexts in which the term is used.

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