What does fabricate mean?

Definitions for fabricate
ˈfæb rɪˌkeɪtfab·ri·cate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fabricate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. manufacture, fabricate, constructverb

    put together out of artificial or natural components or parts

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

  2. fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, inventverb

    make up something artificial or untrue

Wiktionary

  1. fabricateverb

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

  2. fabricateverb

    To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate computer chips.

  3. fabricateverb

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

  4. fabricateverb

    To cut up an animal as preparation for cooking, particularly used in reference to fowl.

  5. Etymology: From fabricatus, perfect passive participle of fabricor, fabrico, from fabrica; see fabric and forge. Compare with French fabrique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fabricateverb

    to form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship

  2. Fabricateverb

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

  3. Fabricateverb

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

  4. Etymology: [L. fabricatus, p. p. of fabricari, fabricare, to frame, build, forge, fr. fabrica. See Fabric, Farge.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fabricate

    fab′ri-kāt, v.t. to put together by art and labour: to manufacture: to produce: to devise falsely.—n. Fabricā′tion, construction: manufacture: that which is fabricated or invented: a story: a falsehood.—adj. Fab′ricative.—n. Fab′ricator. [L. fabricāri, -ātusfabrica, fabric.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fabricate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fabricate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fabricate in a Sentence

  1. Antti Oulasvirta:

    There's tremendous improvements in our ability to fabricate video and fabricate voice.

  2. Paul Cambria:

    I think from the statements that Thomas Eoannou made today( Thursday), somebody attempted to use Thomas Eoannou to fabricate or to obstruct and undermine the science and Thomas Eoannou obviously now has made a very clear statement that ethically Thomas Eoannou had to withdraw, logically it means that the integrity of the accusations has been completely undermined as a result of somebody's efforts.

  3. Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong:

    As a way out and in order to earn their living, they are compelled to continue to fabricate and sell groundless testimonies by trying to make them sound as shocking as possible, we shall no longer participate in international sessions singling out the human rights situation of the DPRK for mere political attack.

  4. John Kirby:

    We do have information that the Russians are likely to want to fabricate a pretext for an invasion, which, again, is right out of their playbook.

  5. Matt Daybell:

    I couldnt really exaggerate or fabricate any of these stories, theyre just too bizarre.

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