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English verb: fabricate

1. fabricate (creation) put together out of artificial or natural components or parts

SamplesThe company fabricates plastic chairs.
They manufacture small toys.
He manufactured a popular cereal.

Synonymsconstruct, manufacture

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)make

Narrower (hyponym)mass-produce, raft

2. fabricate (creation) make up something artificial or untrue

Synonymscook up, invent, make up, manufacture

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)concoct, dream up, hatch, think of, think up

Narrower (hyponym)concoct, confabulate, mythologise, mythologize, spin, trump up, vamp, vamp up

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