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fabricate

fab·ri·cate

fabricate

 
 
pronunciation:
fae br keIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fabricated, fabricates, fabricating
definition 1: to construct or create.
The knives are fabricated out of stainless steel.
synonyms:
construct, create, fashion
similar words:
build, craft, make, manufacture, produce
definition 2: to put together by assembling.
The entire home is fabricated in the factory.
synonyms:
assemble, build
similar words:
construct, craft, erect, make, manufacture, produce
definition 3: to invent with the intention of deceiving; make up.
The story had been fabricated just for the publicity.
synonyms:
concoct, invent
similar words:
contrive, cook up, fable, fake, falsify, manufacture, sham, trump up