1. [ noun ] the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
Synonyms: assembly
Related terms: dismantling construction
2. [ noun ] the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
Synonyms: manufacture

"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 prefabrication newspeak manufacture
3. [ noun ] (writing) writing in a fictional form
Synonyms: fictionalisation fictionalization
Related terms: writing fictionalise
4. [ noun ] a deliberately false or improbable account
Synonyms: fable fiction
Related terms: falsehood canard fictionalize
5. [ noun ] the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
Synonyms: prevarication lying
Related terms: falsification misrepresentaation fibbing manufacture
Similar spelling:   fabricate