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fabricate

[ fab-ri-keyt ]
/ 藞f忙b r瑟藢ke瑟t /
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verb (used with object), fab路ri路cat路ed, fab路ri路cat路ing.
to make by art or skill and labor; construct: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock.
to make by assembling parts or sections.
to devise or invent (a legend, lie, etc.).
to fake; forge (a document, signature, etc.).
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Origin of fabricate

1400鈥50; late Middle English <Latin fabric膩tus made, past participle of fabric膩re.See fabric, -ate1

synonym study for fabricate

1. See manufacture.

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British Dictionary definitions for fabricate

fabricate
/ (藞f忙br瑟藢ke瑟t) /

verb (tr)
to make, build, or construct
to devise, invent, or concoct (a story, lie, etc)
to fake or forge

Derived forms of fabricate

fabrication, nounfabricative, adjectivefabricator, noun

Word Origin for fabricate

C15: from Latin fabric膩re to build, make, from fabrica workshop; see fabric
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