- 1manufacture something to make goods in large quantities, using machinery synonym mass-produce manufactured goods
- 2 manufacture something to invent a story, an excuse, etc. a news story manufactured by an unscrupulous reporter
- 3manufacture something (technology) to produce a substance Vitamins cannot be manufactured by our bodies. Plants use the sun's light to manufacture their food.
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NAmE//ˌmænyəˈfæktʃər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they manufacture
he / she / it manufactures
past simple manufactured
-ing form manufacturing