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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make or build by putting parts together. Also: to make up or invent.

Usage examples (32)
  • What he said was total rubbish, it was made up from start to finish, totally fabricated.
  • The word "fabricate" is generally defined as "to make up for the purpose of deception."
  • According to the FBI, Franklin was working with Ledeen and Feith to "fabricate" the case for war with Iraq.
  • They were supported by vast campaigns to "fabricate" consumers with "created wants," borrowing Veblen's terms. for more
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