rebuild etymology

English word rebuild comes from English build, English re-

Detailed word origin of rebuild

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
build English (eng) (intransitive) To develop in magnitude or extent.. (intransitive) To form by combining materials or parts.. (intransitive, computing, of software) To be constructed by compilation of source code, usually with minimal human intervention.. (transitive) To develop or give form to (something) according to a plan or process.. (transitive) To establish a basis for (something).. (transitive) To [...]
re- English (eng) A completive or intensification of the base; up, a-, out. Again, anew. Back, backward.
rebuild English (eng) An act of rebuilding. To build again.

Words with the same origin as rebuild

Descendants of re-
reborn recall recognize reconsider reconstruction recover recreate redo refill relay release remark reopen repair replace replacement reschedule reset resign resort rethink retire rewind rewrite