fabricate

[ fab-ri-keyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF fabricate

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FABRICATE

That the spy will fabricate his information is a mere commonplace.

Who forged the lie could fabricate this too:— But hold, it is ingeniously done.

What few of the prints I saw yesterday will fabricate, and the fabrications will work.

Why not fabricate her own raw silk, and send it to market ready for wear?

Of course he was compelled to fabricate a statement in reply.

Workers separate the product from the earth, transport it, refine it, fabricate it.

He contrived, with some oil and the soot of his lamp, to fabricate a sort of ink.

If any man could fabricate them, it was Livius, and Plutarch may have taken them from him.

It is the place in which I fabricate all my verse in summer time.

The next step was to get impressions and fabricate false keys.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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