Definition for FAB'RIC-ATE

FAB'RIC-ATE, v.t. [L. fabrico, to frame, from faber, supra.]

  1. To frame; to build; to construct; to form a whole by connecting its parts; as, to fabricate a bridge or a ship.
  2. To form by art and labor; to manufacture; as, to fabricate woolens.
  3. To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to fabricate a lie or story. Our books were not fabricated with an accommodation to prevailing usages. Paley.
  4. To coin; as, to fabricate money. [Unusual.] Henry, Hist.

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