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fabricate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fabricate

  1. 1 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 Synonyms of fabricate make, fashion, form, frame, manufacture, produceWords Related to fabricate 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 of fabricate 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 fabricated a daring plan to create an underground explosion that would take the enemy totally by surprise Synonyms of fabricate concoct, construct, contrive, cook (up), devise, drum up, excogitate, invent, make up, manufacture, think (up), trump up, vamp (up)Words Related to fabricate coin, design, hatch, produce; daydream, dream, fantasize; conceive, envisage, envision, imagine, picture, vision, visualize; ad-lib, extemporize, improviseNear Antonyms of fabricate clone, copy, copycat, duplicate, imitate, mimic, reduplicate, replicate, reproduce

  3. 3 to form by putting together parts or materials the house was essentially fabricated at the factory and then shipped to the site for assembly Synonyms of fabricate assemble, confect, construct, erect, build, make, make up, piece, put up, raise, rear, set upWords Related to fabricate carpenter, fashion, forge, frame, hammer, handcraft, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; prefabricate; begin, coin, create, generate, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, invent, originate; constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), design, devise, imagine, think (up); reassemble, rebuild, reconstruct, redevelop, reedify [British], retrofit; jerry-build, rig (up), throw up; combine, uniteNear Antonyms of fabricate demolish, destroy, devastate, flatten, level, pull down, pulverize, raze, ruin, ruinate, shatter, smash, wreck; blow up, explode; detach, disengage; disconnect, disjoin, disunite, divide, separateAntonyms of fabricate demount, disassemble, dismantle, dismember, knock down, strike, take down, tear down

  4. 4 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 Synonyms of fabricate lie, fib, prevaricateWords Related to fabricate forswear (also foreswear), perjure; equivocate, fudge, palter; beguile, cozen, deceive, delude, dupe, fool, gull, hoax, hoodwink, kid, snow, take in, trick; defame, libel, slander, traduce; falsify, misreport, misrepresent, misstate; distort, garble; dissemble, dissimulate; misguide, misinform, misleadNear Antonyms of fabricate assert, swear, testify; authenticate, confirm, substantiate, validate, verify



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