Definition of Fabrication

1. Noun. A deliberately false or improbable account.

Exact synonyms: Fable, Fiction
Generic synonyms: Falsehood, Falsity, Untruth
Specialized synonyms: Canard
Derivative terms: Fabulist, Fabulous, Fabricate, Fictional, Fictionalize, Fictitious

2. Noun. Writing in a fictional form.

3. Noun. The act of making something (a product) from raw materials. "Manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"
Exact synonyms: Manufacture, Manufacturing
Generic synonyms: Creating From Raw Materials
Specialized synonyms: Formation, Shaping, Newspeak, Prefabrication
Derivative terms: Fabricate, Manufacture

4. Noun. The act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery).
Exact synonyms: Assembly
Generic synonyms: Building, Construction
Antonyms: Disassembly
Derivative terms: Fabricate

5. Noun. The deliberate act of deviating from the truth.
Exact synonyms: Lying, Prevarication
Generic synonyms: Falsification, Misrepresentation
Specialized synonyms: Fibbing, Paltering
Derivative terms: Fabricate, Lie, Prevaricate

Definition of Fabrication

1. n. The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture; as, the fabrication of a bridge, a church, or a government.

Definition of Fabrication

1. Noun. The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture ¹

2. Noun. That which is fabricated; a falsehood ¹

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Definition of Fabrication

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Medical Definition of Fabrication

1. Telling false tales as true; e.g., the malingering of symptoms or illness or feigning an incorrect response or calculation during a psychological or mental status examination. Synonym: fabulation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fabrication

fabric blindness
fabric mulch
fabric softener
fabric softeners
fabrication (current term)
fabry's disease
fabry-perot interferometer

Literary usage of Fabrication

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"THE fabrication OF AINO CLOTH. BIT PROF. DP PEN'HALLOW. ... The fabrication of the cloth involves processes and implements of the greatest simplicity, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Samuel March Phillipps, Andrew Amos (1838)
"The fabrication of evidence is calculated to praise a pre- f *y™*g°n ot sumption against the party who has recourse to such a practice, not less than when ..."

3. Railway Economy: A Treatise on the New Art of Transport, Its Management by Dionysius Lardner (1850)
"The demand, however, for these objects of fabrication multiplied with ... Thus, the Northwestern Company have establishments for the fabrication of every ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"Then she pointed out that Americans were pre-eminent in bridge- building, machine fabrication and gigantic commercial systemization because for three ..."

5. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1831)
"... Tour to Johnson's own fabrication; but I have since found it in Young's Night Thoughts (Night fifth), " Death's a destroyer of quotidian prey," and in ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"... Sermon IV., tells a story which bears on the face of it such an appearance of improbability, if not of fabrication, that I should really be very much ..."

7. American Book Prices Current (1917)
"Confessions, containing particulars of his fabrication of the Shakespeare Manuscripts. Edited by RG White. NY, Sheets (30 extra plates inserted), Kinsley, ..."

8. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"fabrication OF THK THREAD. The steps in front lead to the clear water In which, carried by a maiden, the Kkt-in Is rinsed : on the right a turning wheel ..."

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