Fabricate definition

făbrĭ-kāt
To make; create.
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To concoct in order to deceive.

Fabricated a convincing excuse.

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The definition of fabricate is to create or manufacture something.

The students in shop class assembling a birdhouse is an example of fabricate.

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To make, build, construct, etc., esp. by assembling parts; manufacture.
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To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to fabricate a lie or story.
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Fabricate is defined as to invent something that isn’t real.

The student creating a lie about lost homework is an example of fabricate.

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To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts.

Fabricate small boats.

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To make up (a story, reason, lie, etc.); invent.
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To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.
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(cooking) To cut up an animal as preparation for cooking, particularly used in reference to fowl.
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To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate computer chips.
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Origin of fabricate

  • Middle English fabricaten from Latin fabricārī fabricāt- to make from fabrica craft fabric

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin fabricātus, perfect passive participle of fabricor, fabricō (“frame, build, forge”), from fabrica (“a fabric, building, etc.”); see fabric and forge. Compare with French fabrique.

    From Wiktionary