Pronunciation of Fabricate
/fˈabɹɪkˌe͡ɪt/, /fˈabɹɪkˌeɪt/, /f_ˈa_b_ɹ_ɪ_k_ˌeɪ_t/
Antonyms for fabricate:
Synonyms for fabricate:
lay the foundation for.
Other synonyms and related words:
concoct, misrepresent, contrive, confect, compensate, comprise, prevaricate, feign, pay, assemble, fictionize, deceive, catch up with, misinform, cook up, become, simulate, frame, render, pay off, jive, patch up, counterbalance, whitewash, peddle, exaggerate, dream, fib, forge, represent, mislead, retrace, set up, imagine, shape, raise, delude, reconcile, pad, settle, excogitate, hatch, lie, reconstruct, vamp, make up, be, Misspeak, fictionalize, bluff, Misreport, correct, conciliate, trump up, doctor, falsify.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
falsify, make up a story (verb)
Usage examples for fabricate:
- I thought so; I still think so; and, notwithstanding all that the Dundasses may choose to fabricate, I am determined to believe the assertions of an honest countenance." - "Thaddeus of Warsaw", Jane Porter.
- It was only when he stood on the doorstep of Richard's hotel, that his jocund mood was a little dashed by remembering that he had then to commence the duties of his office, and must fabricate a plausible story to account for what he knew nothing about- a part that the greatest of sages would find it difficult to perform. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- We need hardly say that all this is true, and that these letters are as really Marjorie's as was this light brown hair; indeed, you could as easily fabricate the one as the other. - "Stories of Childhood", Various.