Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun manufacture

2 senses of manufacture

Sense 1
industry, manufacture -- (the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production")
       => commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business -- (the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business")

Sense 2
fabrication, manufacture, manufacturing -- (the act of making something (a product) from raw materials; "the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals"; "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives"; "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain")
       => creating from raw materials -- (the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb manufacture

4 senses of manufacture

Sense 1
manufacture, fabricate, construct -- (put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; He manufactured a popular cereal")
       => make -- (make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones")

Sense 2
fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent -- (make up something artificial or untrue)
       => think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct -- (devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software")

Sense 3
manufacture -- (produce naturally; "this gland manufactures a specific substance only")
       => produce, bring forth -- (bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit")

Sense 4
manufacture -- (create or produce in a mechanical way; "This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

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