Meaning of FABRICATE in English


[verb] [T] - to invent or produce (something false) in order to deceiveHe was late, so he fabricated an excuse to avoid trouble.Sometimes patients fabricate illnesses in order to be admitted to hospital.When Ian asked Amy out she fabricated a boyfriend rather than say 'no' directly.Johnson was accused of fabricating banknotes.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.