Definition of Fabricate

1. Verb. Put together out of artificial or natural components or parts. "He manufactured a popular cereal"

Exact synonyms: Construct, Manufacture
Specialized synonyms: Mass-produce, Raft
Generic synonyms: Make
Derivative terms: Fabrication, Fabrication, Fabrication, Manufacture, Manufacture, Manufacturer, Manufacturer



2. Verb. Make up something artificial or untrue.

Definition of Fabricate

1. v. t. To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.

Definition of Fabricate

1. Verb. (transitive) To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate computer chips. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to fabricate a lie or story. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) (cooking) To cut up an animal as preparation for cooking, particularly used in reference to fowl. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fabricate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fabricate

fabless
fabliau
fabliaux
fabling
fablings
faboo
fabric
fabric blindness
fabric mulch
fabric softener
fabric softeners
fabricability
fabricable
fabricant
fabricants
fabricate (current term)
fabricated
fabricates
fabricating
fabrication
fabrications
fabricator
fabricators
fabricatress
fabrick
fabricked
fabricks
fabricless
fabriclike
fabrics

Literary usage of Fabricate

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1. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1889)
"Where an act made it an offence for any one to " fabricate " a voting paper, ... "'fabricate'implies fraud or falsehood, a false or fraudulent concoction, ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"... one of the two specimens silence, that he had himself fabricate ^^^ ^ ^ Which I procured, and that it t no t ^.^ to ^asl,e to acquire the patina ..."

3. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell, Charles Sprengel Greaves (1877)
"... and charged the defendants with conspiring to fabricate a great number of other shares in addition to the *1981 ""'^ -*-'"0 *and it appeared that the ..."

4. The History of Irish Periodical Literature: From the End of the 17th to the by Richard Robert Madden (1867)
"He may fabricate lies upon lies, for us, against the Duchess Dowager of Leinster and other elevated characters, but is wholly unable to substantiate his ..."

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