fabricate

[fab-ri-keyt]
verb (used with object), fabricated, fabricating.
1.
to make by art or skill and labor; construct: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock.
2.
to make by assembling parts or sections.
3.
to devise or invent (a legend, lie, etc.).
4.
to fake; forge (a document, signature, etc.).

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin fabricātus made, past participle of fabricāre. See fabric, -ate1

fabricative, adjective
fabricator, noun
quasi-fabricated, adjective
unfabricated, adjective
well-fabricated, adjective


1. See manufacture.
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fabricate (ˈfæbrɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to make, build, or construct
2.  to devise, invent, or concoct (a story, lie, etc)
3.  to fake or forge
 
[C15: from Latin fabricāre to build, make, from fabrica workshop; see fabric]
 
fabri'cation
 
n
 
'fabricative
 
adj
 
'fabricator
 
n

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fabricate
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.
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Example sentences
They had a local metal fabricator make the grill and hood, which fit across a
  rear corner.
Another correspondent was denounced as a possibly treasonous fabricator when he
  did report it.
One fabricator employed continuous monitoring and recording of welding
  variables for quality control.
The exception to this is the internal reinforcing in the precast culvert which
  is designed by the fabricator.
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