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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  To  form  by  art  and  labor;  to  manufacture;  to  produce;  as 
  to  fabricate  woolens. 
 
  3.  To  invent  and  form  to  forge;  to  devise  falsely;  as  to 
  fabricate  a  lie  or  story. 
 
  Our  books  were  not  fabricated  with  an  accomodation 
  to  prevailing  usages.  --Paley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fabricate 
  v  1:  put  together  out  of  components  or  parts  "Ford  makes  cars"; 
  "They  manufacture  small  toys"  [syn:  {manufacture},  {construct}] 
  2:  make  up  something  artificial  or  untrue  [syn:  {manufacture}, 
  {cook  up},  {make  up},  {invent}] 




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