Pronunciation: (ō"vur-bild'), [key]
—v., -built, -build•ing.
1. to erect too many buildings in (an area).
2. to cover or surmount with a building or structure.
3. to build (a structure) on too great or elaborate a scale.
to erect too many buildings in an area.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.