Definition of FABRICATE

to bring into being by combining, shaping, or transforming materials <with a few inexpensive materials from a craft shop, we were able to fabricate our own holiday wreath>
to create or think of by clever use of the imagination <fabricated a daring plan to create an underground explosion that would take the enemy totally by surprise>
to make a statement one knows to be untrue <since he didn't have a good excuse for not having done his homework, he would have to fabricate one>

March 30, 2015
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