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fabric

fab·ric

fabric

 
 
pronunciation:
fae brihk
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: cloth made by weaving, knitting, or felting fibers.
Cotton, silk, and wool are some fibers that are used to make fabric.
 
synonyms:
cloth, material, textile
similar words:
broadcloth, felt, knit
definition 2: the nature or texture of such cloth.
synonyms:
material, weave
similar words:
pile, texture
definition 3: underlying structure; foundation.
The Constitution forms the fabric of the U.S. government.Has technology changed the fabric of our society?
synonyms:
basis, foundation
similar words:
architecture, core, essence, frame, framework, substance
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Word History
The words fabric and fabricate both come from a Latin word that means "something made or constructed."