re·build /riˈbɪld/ verb re·builds; re·built /riˈbɪlt/; re·build·ing
to build (something) again after it has been damaged or destroyed [+ obj
] ▪ He rebuilt his house after it was destroyed by a fire.
] ▪ They tried to rebuild after the earthquake.
to make important improvements or changes in (something) [+ obj
] ▪ They are rebuilding [=renovating, remodeling] an old house. ▪ He is trying to rebuild [=restore] his reputation. ▪ The new owner plans to rebuild the franchise.
] ▪ The team is rebuilding after losing most of its top players.