Fabricate Fab"ri*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fabricated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fabricating}.] [L. fabricatus, p. p. of fabricari, fabricare, to frame, build, forge, fr. fabrica. See {Fabric}, {Farge}.] 1. To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship. [1913 Webster]

2. To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate woolens. [1913 Webster]

3. To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to fabricate a lie or story. [1913 Webster]

Our books were not fabricated with an accomodation to prevailing usages. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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