noun build·er \ˈbil-dər\

: a person or company that builds or repairs things (such as houses, ships, bridges, etc.)

: something that helps to develop or increase something

Full Definition of BUILDER

:  one that builds; especially :  one that contracts to build and supervises building operations
:  a substance added to or used with detergents to increase their cleansing action

Examples of BUILDER

  1. The architect discussed her plans with the builder and the contractor.
  2. We will have to get the builders to repair the wall.
  3. The army is said to be a character builder.
  4. The experience was a real confidence builder.

First Known Use of BUILDER

13th century

Rhymes with BUILDER

BUILDER Defined for Kids


noun build·er \ˈbil-dər\

Definition of BUILDER for Kids

:  a person whose business is the construction of buildings
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