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rebuild

Synonyms and Antonyms of rebuild

to put into good shape again after having been destroyed or damaged
  • It took a long time to rebuild the ruined house after the hurricane.
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Synonym Discussion of rebuild

mend, repair, patch, rebuild mean to put into good order something that is injured, damaged, or defective. mend implies making whole or sound something broken, torn, or injured.
    • mended the torn dress
repair applies to the fixing of more extensive damage or dilapidation.
    • repaired the back steps
patch implies an often temporary fixing of a hole or break with new material.
    • patch worn jeans
rebuild suggests making like new without completely replacing.
    • a rebuilt automobile engine


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