Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUILDERS

All along its length, he could see, at intervals, scaffold-poles and builders' hoardings.

As builders the Romans taught much to those who lived after them.

Builders nowadays imitate, but not often, if ever, equal them.

The women are the builders of the houses, the men supplying the material.

They are the masons of the mind, a race of builders, addicted to a workmanship of their own.

It was evident that since the fire the builders had not returned to their work.

As you look at the school from the outside what materials do you see that the builders have used?

Moreover, the builders had "the wit," as Jonson tells us, "to cover it with tiles."

This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner.

You can be, you will be, you must be, the builders of your own good or bad fortunes.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., agent noun from build (v.).

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.