Definition of

Fabricate

  1. (verb, creation) make up something artificial or untrue
  2. (verb, creation) put together out of artificial or natural components or parts
    They manufacture small toys
    He manufactured a popular cereal

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Fabricate

construct, cook up, invent, make up, manufacture

Origin of the word Fabricate

  1. mid-15c., from L. fabricatus, pp. of fabricare "to fashion, build," from fabrica (see fabric). In bad sense of "to tell a lie," etc., it is first recorded 1779. Related: Fabricated; fabricating. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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