Pronunciation: (rē-bild'), [key]
—v., -built or (Archaic) -build•ed; -build•ing.
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.
to build again or afresh: With the insurance money we can rebuild.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.