What does fabrication mean?

Definitions for fabrication
ˌfæb rɪˈkeɪ ʃənfab·ri·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fabrication, fiction, fablenoun

    a deliberately false or improbable account

  2. fabrication, fictionalization, fictionalisationnoun

    writing in a fictional form

  3. fabrication, manufacture, manufacturingnoun

    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"

  4. fabrication, assemblynoun

    the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)

  5. lying, prevarication, fabricationnoun

    the deliberate act of deviating from the truth


  1. fabricationnoun

    The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture

    the fabrication of a bridge, a church, or a government

  2. fabricationnoun

    That which is fabricated; a falsehood

    The story is doubtless a fabrication.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fabricationnoun

    The act of building; construction.

    Etymology: from fabricate.

    This fabrication of the human body is the immediate work of a vital principle, that formeth the first rudiments of the human nature. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.


  1. fabrication

    Fabrication is the process of creating or manufacturing something, often through the use of synthetic or artificial materials. It involves manipulating raw materials or components to construct a final product or structure according to certain specifications, designs, or requirements. Fabrication can involve various techniques, such as cutting, shaping, assembling, or welding materials together to form the desired end result. This term is commonly used in industries such as manufacturing, construction, engineering, and electronics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fabricationnoun

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

  2. Fabricationnoun

    that which is fabricated; a falsehood; as, the story is doubtless a fabrication

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fabrication in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fabrication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of fabrication in a Sentence

  1. Steve Warren:

    There were no Coalition airstrikes in or near Aleppo on Wednesday, February 10. Any claim that the coalition had aircraft in the area is a fabrication.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign -- total fabrication, the events never happened. Never. All of these liars will be sued after the election is over.

  3. Bruce Barket:

    Any suggestion that Mr. Tartaglione assaulted anyone is a complete fabrication, this story is being leaked to retaliate against Mr. Tartaglione for complaining to the court about the deplorable conditions at the MCC.

  4. Jerome K. Jerome:

    Some people are under the impression that all that is required to make a good fisherman is the ability to tell lies easily and without blushing; but this is a mistake. Mere bald fabrication is useless; the veriest tyro can manage that. It is in the circumstantial detail, the embellishing touches of probability, the general air of scrupulous -- almost of pedantic -- veracity, that the experienced angler is seen.

  5. Nicole Perna:

    Her claim that she had her phone in her possession inside the after party and was able to take a photo causing an altercation with Singer Chris Brown is a complete fabrication.

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