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1. manufacture

verb. ['ˌmænjəˈfæktʃɝ'] put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; He manufactured a popular cereal".

Synonyms

  • raft
  • fabricate
  • mass-produce
  • construct

Antonyms

  • head
  • rear
  • truth
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • manufacture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Manufacture

  • fracture

Example sentences of the word manufacture


1. Verb, base form
Service businesses that do not manufacture or resell products may figure the gross profits directly from the net receipts.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Magnesium is important for the manufacture of chlorophyll.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Several companies manufacture pushup bars.

Quotes containing the word manufacture


1. It is impossible to manufacture or imitate love.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

2. We need to bridge our sense of loneliness and disconnection with a sense of community and continuity even if we must manufacture it from our time on the Web and our use of calling cards to connect long distance. We must “log on” somewhere, and if it is only in cyberspace, that is still far better than nowhere at all. (264)
- Julia Cameron, God is No Laughing Matter

2. manufacture

noun. ['ˌmænjəˈfæktʃɝ'] the organized action of making of goods and services for sale.

Synonyms

  • industrialization
  • production
  • business enterprise
  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • cottage industry
  • industrialisation
  • industrial enterprise

Antonyms

  • war
  • disagree
  • break
  • man

Etymology

  • manufacture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. manufacture

verb. ['ˌmænjəˈfæktʃɝ'] make up something artificial or untrue.

Synonyms

  • vamp up
  • concoct
  • cook up
  • trump up
  • vamp
  • confabulate
  • fabricate
  • hatch
  • think of
  • dream up
  • mythologize
  • mythologise
  • spin
  • think up
  • invent

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • destructive
  • natural depression
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • manufacture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. manufacture

noun. ['ˌmænjəˈfæktʃɝ'] the act of making something (a product) from raw materials.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • prefabrication
  • creating from raw materials
  • manufacturing
  • newspeak
  • fabrication

Antonyms

  • die
  • dissociate
  • forget
  • demythologize

Etymology

  • manufacture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. manufacture

verb. ['ˌmænjəˈfæktʃɝ'] create or produce in a mechanical way.

Synonyms

  • create

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • break even

Etymology

  • manufacture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. manufacture

verb. ['ˌmænjəˈfæktʃɝ'] produce naturally.

Synonyms

  • produce

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • manufacture (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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