Building is the process of making something. Building Lego cities and towns is the favorite activity of many kids.


The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing.

the act of constructing or building something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"

the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"

a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"

the occupants of a building; "the entire building complained about the noise"

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Build

The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing.

The art of constructing edifices, or the practice of civil architecture.

That which is built; a fabric or edifice constructed, as a house, a church, etc.


Build"ing, n. 1. The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing.
Hence it is that the building of our Sion rises no faster.
2. The art of constructing edifices, or the practice of civil architecture.
The execution of works of architecture necessarily includes building; but building is frequently employed when the result is not architectural.
3. That which is built; a fabric or edifice constructed, as a house, a church, etc.
Thy sumptuous buildings and thy wife's attire Have cost a mass of public treasury.

The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing.


Usage Examples

A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.

A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable.

Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their attention on the building as a static object. I believe dynamics are more important: the dynamics of people, their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.

Architecture and building is about how you get around the obstacles that are presented to you. That sometimes determines how successful you'll be: How good are you at going around obstacles?

Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.

A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.

A globalized world is by now a familiar fact of life. Building walls or moats may sound appealing, but the future belongs to those who tend to their people and then boldly engage the rest of the world, near and far.

And if the imam and the Muslim leadership in that community is so intent on building bridges, then they should voluntarily move the mosque away from ground zero and move it whether it's uptown or somewhere else, but move it away from that area, the same as the pope directed the Carmelite nuns to move a convent away from Auschwitz.

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.

Ah, the power of two. There's nothing quite like it. Especially when it comes to paying utility bills, parenting, cooking elaborate meals, purchasing a grown-up bed, jumping rope and lifting heavy machinery. The world favours pairs. Who wants to waste the wood building an ark for singletons?


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