build in/into

Definition of build in/into

  1. :  to make (something) a part of (something else) Carmakers are beginning to build in these new safety features as standard equipment. We've built bookshelves into the wall. There are special provisions for bonuses built into the contract.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to cause to be constructed

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

  1. :  form or mode of structure :  make

    :  bodily conformation of a person or animal

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to cast off or become cast off

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