Definitions for: Fabricate


[v] make up something artificial or untrue
[v] put together out of components or parts; "Ford makes cars"; "They manufacture small toys"



Webster (1913) Definition: Fab"ri*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fabricated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Fabricating.] [L. fabricatus, p. p. of
fabricari, fabricare, to frame, build, forge, fr. fabrica.
See Fabric, Farge.]
1. To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to
construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.

2. To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as,
to fabricate woolens.

3. To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to
fabricate a lie or story.

Our books were not fabricated with an accomodation
to prevailing usages. --Paley.

Synonyms: construct, cook up, invent, make up, manufacture

See Also: concoct, confabulate, dream up, hatch, make, mass-produce, mythologise, mythologize, raft, spin, think of, think up, trump up, vamp, vamp up

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