What does manufacture mean?

Definitions for manufacture
ˌmæn yəˈfæk tʃərman·u·fac·ture

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Manufacture(noun)

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

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

  2. Manufacture(noun)

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

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

  3. Manufacture(verb)

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

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

  4. Manufacture(verb)

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

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

  5. Manufacture(verb)

    to be employed in manufacturing something

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Manufacture

    man-ū-fakt′ūr, v.t. to make from raw materials by any means into a form suitable for use.—v.i. to be occupied in manufactures.—n. the process of manufacturing: anything manufactured.—n. Manufact′ory, a factory or place where goods are manufactured.—adj. Manufact′ural.—n. Manufact′urer, one who manufactures.—p.adj. Manufact′uring, pertaining to manufactures. [Fr.,—L. manus, the hand, factura, a making, from facĕre, factum, to make.]

Editors Contribution

  1. manufacture

    To create a product from a form of material or matter.

    The company did manufacture roof tiles.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020  

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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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How to say manufacture in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manufacture in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manufacture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of manufacture in a Sentence

  1. Richard Hatchett:

    We want to make investments up front, at risk, even before we know the vaccines work, to be able to (immediately) manufacture them at a scale of tens or hundreds of millions of doses.

  2. Antonio Neri:

    We have the ability to manufacture more products in the United States. That's not the issue, the issue is how to manage our supply chain to best serve our customers.

  3. Simone Weil:

    Culture is an instrument wielded by professors to manufacture professors who when their turn comes, will manufacture professors.

  4. David Soucie:

    The FAA has very little, if anything, to do with the actual manufacture of the aircraft once it's been approved to be manufactured, the FAA needs to be looked at.

  5. Sarah Cockburn-Price:

    People can walk around a scale model and interact with it, it breaks down barriers because the team can share and work on it from different locations, and work out how to best manufacture it.

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