What does building mean?

building meaning in General Dictionary

The act of constructing erecting or developing

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  • a structure which has had a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently within one spot
  • the occupants of a building
  • the commercial task involved with repairing old frameworks or building brand new people
  • the act of constructing one thing
  • of Build
  • The work of constructing, erecting, or establishing.
  • the skill of making edifices, or even the training of civil design.
  • whatever is built; a fabric or edifice constructed, as a home, a chapel, etc.

building meaning in Law Dictionary

framework or edifice erected by the hand of guy, consists of natural products, as stone or wood, and meant for use or convenience. Truesdell v. Gray, 13 Gray (Mass.) 311; State v. Moore, 61 Mo. 276; Clark v. State, 69 Wis. 203, 33 N. W. 436, 2 Am. St. Kep. 732.

building meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"a structure," c.1300, spoken noun from create (v.).

building meaning in Business Dictionary

1. Permanent or short-term framework enclosed within outside walls and a roofing, and including all connected equipment, gear, and fixtures that cannot be eliminated without cutting into roof, flooring, or walls. 2. Task by which a structure is manufactured from products, and that will be distinct from manufacturing, trading, transport, along with other tasks.

building - French to English

(large) building

building meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Build

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  • (letter.) The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing.
  • (letter.) The skill of constructing edifices, or the rehearse of municipal structure.
  • (n.) What is made; a fabric or edifice constructed, as a house, a church, etc.

Sentence Examples with the word building

Clubs, which are numerous, are chiefly found in the neighbourhood of Sackville Street; and there should further be mentioned the Rotunda, at the corner of Great Britain Street and Sackville Street, a beautiful building of its kind, belonging to the adjacent hospital, and used for concerts and other entertainments, while its gardens are used for agricultural shows.

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