Pronunciation: (rē-bild'),[key] —v.,-built or (Archaic)-build•ed; -build•ing.
—v.t. 1. to repair, esp. to dismantle and reassemble with new parts: to rebuild an old car. 2. to replace, restrengthen, or reinforce: to rebuild an army. 3. to revise, reshape, or reorganize: to rebuild a shattered career.
—v.i. to build again or afresh: With the insurance money we can rebuild.