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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fab-ri-keyt]
    • /ˈfæb rɪˌkeɪt/
    • /ˈfæb.rɪ.keɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fab-ri-keyt]
    • /ˈfæb rɪˌkeɪt/

Definitions of fabricated word

  • verb with object fabricated to make by art or skill and labor; construct: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock. 1
  • verb with object fabricated to make by assembling parts or sections. 1
  • verb with object fabricated to devise or invent (a legend, lie, etc.). 1
  • verb with object fabricated to fake; forge (a document, signature, etc.). 1
  • noun fabricated Invent or concoct (something), typically with deceitful intent. 1
  • adjective fabricated invented 0

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Origin of fabricated

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin fabricātus made, past participle of fabricāre. See fabric, -ate1

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Parts of speech for Fabricated


fabricated popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fabricated usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fabricated

adjective fabricated

  • made-up — concocted; falsely fabricated or invented: a made-up story.
  • untrue — not true, as to a person or a cause, to fact, or to a standard.
  • fictitious — created, taken, or assumed for the sake of concealment; not genuine; false: fictitious names.
  • fictional — invented as part of a work of fiction: Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective.
  • false — not true or correct; erroneous: a false statement.

Antonyms for fabricated

adjective fabricated

  • genuine — possessing the claimed or attributed character, quality, or origin; not counterfeit; authentic; real: genuine sympathy; a genuine antique.

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