verb (used with object), fab·ri·cat·ed, fab·ri·cat·ing.
Origin of fabricate
Examples from the Web for fabricate
He could fabricate myths that did not seem manufactured but felt real enough to explain the mysteries of your own existence.García Márquez Showed Us How Great Fiction Could Be|Malcolm Jones|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was then publicly named and forced to take part in a press conference, saying she had been bribed to fabricate the claim.Somalia Jails Woman and Journalist Over Soldier Rape Claims|Laila Ali|February 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The samples for his fall 2009 collection alone cost about $1 million to fabricate.
The lone trader or landholder unsupported by a partnership with law could not fabricate money.History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I|Myers Gustavus
If you omit one necessary detail, if you fabricate in one particular, I shall know it.Out of a Labyrinth|Lawrence L. Lynch
When the iron is worn down, they fabricate it into points for their arrows and pikes.
Thus he cut short all power to fabricate a case of manslaughter.Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)|A Sexton of the Old School
The historians have seen fit to fabricate a quite impossible last dying speech for him.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for fabricate
Word Origin for fabricate
Word Origin and History for fabricate
mid-15c., "to fashion, make, build," from Latin fabricatus, past participle of fabricare "make, construct, fashion, build," from fabrica (see fabric). In bad sense of "to tell a lie," etc., it is recorded by 1779. Related: Fabricated; fabricating.