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Synonyms for fabricate
ˈfæb rɪˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    make up, reconstruct, construct, make, cook up, build, invent, retrace, manufacture

  2. fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent(verb)

    make up something artificial or untrue

    conciliate, even off, excogitate, concoct, counterbalance, be, represent, comprise, pay, even out, settle, catch up with, manufacture, correct, pay off, devise, construct, even up, contrive, invent, compensate, make up, forge, cook up, patch up, reconcile, formulate, make, constitute


  1. fabricate(verb)

    manufacture, cook up, invent, make up

  2. fabricate(verb)

    To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.

    make up, cook up, manufacture, invent

  3. fabricate(verb)

    To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate computer chips.

    make up, manufacture, cook up, invent

  4. fabricate(verb)

    To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to fabricate a lie or story.

    manufacture, make up, cook up, invent

  5. fabricate(verb)

    To cut up an animal as preparation for cooking, particularly used in reference to fowl.

    cook up, make up, invent, manufacture

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fabricate

    Make is essentially causative; to the idea of cause all its various senses may be traced (compare synonyms for CAUSE). To make is to cause to exist, or to cause to exist in a certain form or in certain relations; the word thus includes the idea of create, as in Gen. i, 31, "And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good." Make includes also the idea of compose, constitute; as, the parts make up the whole. Similarly, to cause a voluntary agent to do a certain act is to make him do it, or compel him to do it, compel fixing the attention more on the process, make on the accomplished fact. Compare COMPEL; DO; INFLUENCE; (make better) AMEND; (make haste) QUICKEN; (make known) ANNOUNCE; AVOW; CONFESS; (make prisoner) ARREST; (make up) ADD; (make void) CANCEL.

    See synonyms for ABOLISH; BREAK; DEMOLISH.

    become, bring about, bring into being, bring to pass, cause, compel, compose, constitute, constrain, construct, create, do, effect, establish, execute, fashion, force, frame, get, make, make out, make up, manufacture, occasion, perform, reach, render, require, shape

    Make of, out of, or from certain materials, into a certain form, for a certain purpose or person; made with hands, by hand; made by a prisoner, with a jack-knife.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fabricate

    construct, make, form, forge, invent, falsify, manufacture, produce, frame, devise, coin, misrepresent

    demolish, tear, spoil, lacerate, dismember, destroy, narrate, copy, represent, portray, repeat

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fabricate(v. a.)

    frame, construct, build

  2. fabricate(v. a.)

    manufacture, make

  3. fabricate(v. a.)

    invent, feign, forge, coin

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    manufacture, invent

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How to use fabricate in a sentence?

  1. Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong:

    As a way out and in order to earn their living, they are compelled to continue to fabricate and sell groundless testimonies by trying to make them sound as shocking as possible, we shall no longer participate in international sessions singling out the human rights situation of the DPRK for mere political attack.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Often, we fabricate the people we love to make loving them more palatable; the fictionalized version of them reduces the awareness of truth.

  3. Alberto Nisman:

    The president and her foreign minister took the criminal decision to fabricate Iran's innocence to sate Argentina's commercial, political and geopolitical interests.

  4. Antti Oulasvirta:

    There's tremendous improvements in our ability to fabricate video and fabricate voice.

  5. Tim Keeter:

    We are ready to fabricate.

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