- 1fabricate something to invent false information in order to trick people synonym make up The evidence was totally fabricated. The prisoner claimed the police had fabricated his confession.
- 2fabricate something (technology) to make or produce goods, equipment, etc. from various different materials synonym manufacture
NAmE//ˈfæbrɪˌkeɪt//[often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fabricate
he / she / it fabricates
past simple fabricated
-ing form fabricating
fabricationjump to other results
NAmE//ˌfæbrɪˈkeɪʃn//noun [countable, uncountable] Her story was a complete fabrication from start to finish.