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manufacture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of manufacture

  1. 1 to bring into being by combining, shaping, or transforming materials <the company manufactures appliances and electronics> Synonyms fabricate, fashion, form, frame, make, produceRelated Words assemble, build, construct, erect, make up, put up, raise, rear, set up, structure, throw up; craft, handcraft; hew; forge, mold, shape; cobble (together or up), knock out, patch (together), throw up; prefabricate; create, invent, mint, originate; establish, father, institute, organize; concoct, contrive, cook (up), design, devise, imagine, think (up); conceive, envisage, picture, visualize; refashion, remake, remanufactureNear Antonyms disassemble, dismantle, take apart; break up, dismember; abolish, annihilate, demolish, destroy, devastate, eradicate, exterminate, extinguish, flatten, pulverize, raze, ruin, shatter, smash, wreck; blow up, explode

  2. 2 to create or think of by clever use of the imagination <he manufactured some story about how his car broke down and he was unable to call home and let anyone know that he would be late> Synonyms concoct, construct, contrive, cook (up), devise, drum up, excogitate, fabricate, make up, invent, think (up), trump up, vamp (up)Related Words coin, design, hatch, produce; daydream, dream, fantasize; conceive, envisage, envision, imagine, picture, vision, visualize; ad-lib, extemporize, improviseNear Antonyms clone, copy, copycat, duplicate, imitate, mimic, reduplicate, replicate, reproduce





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