built


built

adj. (cannot stand alone)

1) built around (the whole story was built around one character)

2) built into (quality was built into their products)

3) (misc.) jerry ('cheaply') built; purpose built (BE)

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purpose built (BE)
(misc.) jerry ('cheaply') built
built into (quality was built into their products)
(cannot stand alone) built around (the whole story was built around one character)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • Built — Built, a. Formed; shaped; constructed; made; often used in composition and preceded by the word denoting the form; as, frigate built, clipper built, etc. [1913 Webster] Like the generality of Genoese countrywomen, strongly built. Landor. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • built-in — built′ in adj. 1) bui built so as to be an integral and permanent part of a larger construction: built in bookcases[/ex] 2) existing as a natural or characteristic part; inherent: a built in contempt for daydreamers[/ex] 3) bui a built in… …   From formal English to slang

  • Built — (b[i^]lt), n. Shape; build; form of structure; as, the built of a ship. [Obs.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • built-up — adj a built up area has a lot of buildings and not many open spaces ▪ He was fined for speeding in a built up area …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • built-up — adjective a built up area has many buildings in it: This is the only built up area on 500 miles of coastline …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • built — pp. of BUILD (Cf. build). Meaning physically well developed is by 1940s (well built in reference to a woman is from 1871); Built in (adj.) is from 1898 …   Etymology dictionary

  • built-up — built′ up′ adj. 1) built by the fastening together of several parts or enlarged by the addition of layers: a shoe with a built up heel[/ex] 2) (of an area) filled in with houses • Etymology: 1820–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • built-in — UK US /ˌbɪltˈɪn/ adjective [before noun] (also inbuilt) ► included, made, or designed as part of something: »Most new laptops have built in Wi Fi …   Financial and business terms

  • built-in — adj forming a part of something that cannot be separated from it →↑inbuilt ▪ a built in microphone …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • built-in — adjective forming part of something, and not separate from it: a word processor with a built in spellchecker …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • built-in — [adj] included congenital, constitutional, deep seated, essential, implicit, inborn, inbred, in built, incorporated, indwelling, ingrained, inherent, innate, inseparable, integral, part and parcel*; concept 549 Ant. added, extra, not included …   New thesaurus


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