verb (used with object), rebuilt or (Archaic) rebuilded; rebuilding.
to repair, especially to dismantle and reassemble with new parts:
to rebuild an old car.
to replace, restrengthen, or reinforce:
to rebuild an army.
to revise, reshape, or reorganize:
to rebuild a shattered career.
verb (used without object), rebuilt or (Archaic) rebuilded; rebuilding.
to again or afresh:
With the insurance money we can rebuild.
verb -builds, -building, -built
to make, construct, or form again: the cost of rebuilding the house
(transitive) to restore (a system or situation) to a previous condition: his struggle to rebuild his life
c.1600 (implied in rebuilding), from re- “back, again” + build (v.). Related: Rebuilt.
[ri-byook] /rɪˈbyuk/ verb (used with object), rebuked, rebuking. 1. to express sharp, stern disapproval of; reprove; reprimand. noun 2. sharp, stern disapproval; reproof; reprimand. /rɪˈbjuːk/ verb 1. (transitive) to scold or reprimand (someone) noun 2. a reprimand or scolding v. early 14c., “to reprimand, reprove; chide, scold,” from Anglo-French rebuker “to repel, beat back,” Old […]
[ree-buh s] /ˈri bəs/ noun, plural rebuses. 1. a representation of a word or phrase by pictures, symbols, etc., that suggest that word or phrase or its syllables: Two gates and a head is a rebus for Gateshead. 2. a piece of writing containing many such representations. /ˈriːbəs/ noun (pl) -buses 1. a puzzle consisting […]
[ree-buh s sik stan-tuh-buh s] /ˈri bəs sɪk ˈstæn tə bəs/ adverb, International Law. 1. (of the duration of the binding force treaty) for as long as the relevant facts and circumstances remain basically the same.
[ri-buht] /rɪˈbʌt/ verb (used with object), rebutted, rebutting. 1. to refute by evidence or argument. 2. to oppose by contrary proof. verb (used without object), rebutted, rebutting. 3. to provide some evidence or argument that refutes or opposes. /rɪˈbʌt/ verb -buts, -butting, -butted 1. (transitive) to refute or disprove, esp by offering a contrary contention […]