1. built

adjective. ['ˈbɪlt'] (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness.


  • improved


  • weak
  • worse

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Words that Rhyme with Built

  • welbilt
  • stilt
  • spilt
  • quilt
  • wilt
  • wildt
  • tilt
  • silt
  • schilt
  • schildt
  • milt
  • lilt
  • kilt
  • jilt
  • hilt
  • guilt
  • gilt
  • bildt

How do you pronounce built?

Pronounce built as bɪlt.

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How do you spell built? Is it builded ?

A common misspelling of built is builded

Example sentences of the word built

1. Verb, past participle
An old toothbrush can come in handy for scrubbing away grease that has built up in the grout.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Decide whether you will rent a space, purchase a building or have a new one built.

Quotes containing the word built

1. The temple of art is built in words.
- Josiah Gilbert Holland

2. The roles of art, morality, religion, political faith, science itself are not to repair organic exhaustion nor to provide sound functioning of the organs. All this supraphysical life is built and expanded not because of the demands of the cosmic environment but because of the demands of the social environment.
- Emile Durkheim

3. It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley

2. clincher-built

adjective. having overlapping hull planks.


  • lap-streak
  • lap-strake
  • lap-streaked
  • clinker-built


  • flush-seamed

3. clinker-built

adjective. having overlapping hull planks.


  • lap-streak
  • lap-strake
  • lap-streaked
  • clincher-built


  • flush-seamed

4. purpose-built

adjective. designed and constructed to serve a particular purpose.


  • purpose-made


  • irresolute
  • meaningless

5. custom-built

noun. an item made to the customer's specifications.


  • item


  • prefab
  • off-the-shelf

6. carvel-built

adjective. (of ships) built with flush (rather than overlapping) hull planks.


  • lap-straked

7. custom-built

adjective. built for a particular individual.


  • custom-made
  • custom


  • ready-to-eat
  • ready-to-wear
  • off-the-rack

8. square-built

adjective. broad and solidly built.


  • delicate

9. built-in

adjective. ['ˈbɪlˌtɪn'] existing as an essential constituent or characteristic.


  • inbuilt
  • integral
  • constitutional
  • intrinsical
  • intrinsic


  • explicit
  • fractional
  • inessential
  • alienable

10. built-soap_powder

noun. soap in powdered form mixed with alkaline builders.


  • washing powder
  • soap powder