August 20, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
manufacture /ˌmænjəˈfæktʃɚ/ verb
manufacture
/ˌmænjəˈfæktʃɚ/
verb

manufactures; manufactured; manufacturing

Manufacturing cars on an assembly line.
Manufacturing cars on an assembly line.
Learner's definition of MANUFACTURE

[+ object]

1 : to make (something) usually in large amounts by using machines

  • materials used in manufacturing cars/computers

  • company that manufactures wool and cotton clothing

2 : to create (something, such as a false story or explanation) by using your imagination often in order to trick or deceive someone

  • He manufactured [=fabricated, invented] a story/lie/falsehood in order to get out of trouble.

Learn about manufacture as a noun.

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