|1.||[ verb ] put together out of components or parts|
"the company fabricates plastic chairs" "They manufacture small toys"
|Related terms:||make mass-produce raft industry manufacturer lying fabrication|
|2.||[ noun ] (business) the organized action of making of goods and services for sale|
"American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
|Related terms:||commercial_enterprise production industrialization cottage_industry industry point_system rat privatize|
|3.||[ verb ] make up something artificial or untrue|
|Synonyms:||invent make_up cook_up fabricate|
|Related terms:||think_up trump_up spin vamp mythologize confabulate invention storyteller|
|4.||[ noun ] the act of making something (a product) from raw materials|
"the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals" "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives" "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"
|Related terms:||creating_from_raw_materials formation newspeak prefabrication|