Simple Definition of building
: a structure (such as a house, hospital, school, etc.) with a roof and walls that is used as a place for people to live, work, do activities, store things, etc.
: the act or process of making structures by putting together materials
Full Definition of building
1 : a usually roofed and walled structure built for permanent use (as for a dwelling)
2 : the art or business of assembling materials into a structure
Examples of building in a sentence
My office is in that small brick building.
We bought the land for building.
First Known Use of building
BUILDING Defined for Kids
Definition of building for Students
1 : a permanent structure built as a dwelling, shelter, or place for human activities or for storage <an office building>
2 : the art, work, or business of assembling materials into a structure
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