Antonyms for rebuild

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ree-bild
Phonetic Transcription : riˈbɪld

Definition of rebuild

Origin :
  • c.1600 (implied in rebuilding), from re- "back, again" + build (v.). Related: Rebuilt.
  • verb repair
  • verb restore
Example sentences :
  • He began to rebuild the palace and ordered that the rubbish be removed from the temples.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • We will rebuild the Chateau d'Hautecoeur, and we will pass the rest of our lives there.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • In the land where he had no name he might yet rebuild his fortunes.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The first task was to rebuild the huts and move into them from their ships.
  • Extract from : « Introductory American History » by Henry Eldridge Bourne
  • She played the girl, until he could rebuild his fortress and hide his soul from the world.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • Then, when the place is his, he can tear down or rebuild, just as he sees fit.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • You should have a set of stencil letters and mark every battery you rebuild or repair.
  • Extract from : « The Automobile Storage Battery » by O. A. Witte
  • Always press the negatives of the batteries which you rebuild.
  • Extract from : « The Automobile Storage Battery » by O. A. Witte
  • These currents restore and rebuild him; skin, muscle and mind.
  • Extract from : « The Goat-gland Transplantation » by Sydney B. Flower
  • In their lust to destroy, they have forfeited the power to rebuild.
  • Extract from : « Gerald Fitzgerald » by Charles James Lever

Synonyms for rebuild

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019