Definitions for Manufactureˌmæn yəˈfæk tʃər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. industry, manufacture(noun)

    the organized action of making of goods and services for sale

    "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"

  2. fabrication, manufacture, manufacturing(verb)

    the act of making something (a product) from raw materials

    "the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals"; "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives"; "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"

  3. manufacture, fabricate, construct(verb)

    put together out of artificial or natural components or parts

    "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; He manufactured a popular cereal"

  4. fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent(verb)

    make up something artificial or untrue

  5. manufacture(verb)

    produce naturally

    "this gland manufactures a specific substance only"

  6. manufacture(verb)

    create or produce in a mechanical way

    "This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. manufacture(Noun)

    The action or process of making goods systematically or on a large scale.

  2. manufacture(Noun)

    Anything made, formed or produced; product.

  3. manufacture(Noun)

    The process of such production; generation, creation.

  4. manufacture(Verb)

    To make things, usually on a large scale, with tools and either physical labor or machinery.

  5. manufacture(Verb)

    To create goods from raw material, e.g. in a factory.

  6. manufacture(Verb)

    In a negative sense, to fabricate; to create false evidence to support a point.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Manufacture(noun)

    the operation of making wares or any products by hand, by machinery, or by other agency

  2. Manufacture(noun)

    anything made from raw materials by the hand, by machinery, or by art, as cloths, iron utensils, shoes, machinery, saddlery, etc

  3. Manufacture(verb)

    to make (wares or other products) by hand, by machinery, or by other agency; as, to manufacture cloth, nails, glass, etc

  4. Manufacture(verb)

    to work, as raw or partly wrought materials, into suitable forms for use; as, to manufacture wool, cotton, silk, or iron

  5. Manufacture(verb)

    to be employed in manufacturing something

  6. Origin: [L. manus the hand + factura a making, fr. facere to make: cf. F. manufacture. See Manual, and Fact.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Manufacture' in Nouns Frequency: #2427

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Manufacture' in Verbs Frequency: #900

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