build around

Definition of build around

:to develop or organize (something) by using (something, such as an idea) as its main or central part
  • We built our program around the idea that people need love and support.
  • Their lives are built around their children.

Word by Word Definitions

build play
  1. : to form by ordering and uniting materials by gradual means into a composite whole : construct

  2. : to cause to be constructed

  3. : to develop according to a systematic plan, by a definite process, or on a particular base

  1. : form or mode of structure : make

around play
  1. : in a circle or in circumference

  2. : in, along, or through a circuit

  3. : on all or various sides : in every or any direction

  1. : on all sides of

  2. : so as to encircle or enclose

  3. : so as to avoid or get past : on or to another side of

  1. : about

  2. : being in existence, evidence, or circulation


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