Definition of rebuild
- rebuild a war-torn city
- rebuild inventories
- rebuild society
- planned to rebuild after the fire
He rebuilt his house after it was destroyed by a fire.
They tried to rebuild after the earthquake.
The new owner plans to rebuild the franchise.
The team is rebuilding after losing most of its top players.
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: to build (something) again after it has been damaged or destroyed
: to make important improvements or changes in (something)
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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