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man·u·fac·ture

 (măn′yə-făk′chər)
v. man·u·fac·tured, man·u·fac·tur·ing, man·u·fac·tures
v.tr.
1.
a. To make or process (a raw material) into a finished product, especially by means of a large-scale industrial operation.
b. To make or process (a product), especially with the use of industrial machines.
2. To create, produce, or turn out in a mechanical manner: "His books seem to have been manufactured rather than composed" (Dwight Macdonald).
3. To concoct or invent; fabricate: manufacture an excuse.
v.intr.
To make or process goods, especially in large quantities and by means of industrial machines.
n.
1.
a. The act, craft, or process of manufacturing products, especially on a large scale.
b. An industry in which mechanical power and machinery are employed.
2. A product that is manufactured.
3. The making or producing of something.

[From French, manufacture, from Old French, from Medieval Latin *manūfactūra : Latin manū, ablative of manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots + Latin factūra, working of a metal, from factus, past participle of facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

man′u·fac′tur·a·ble adj.
man′u·fac′tur·al adj.
man′u·fac′tur·ing n.

manufacture

(ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃə)
vb
1. (Commerce) to process or make (a product) from a raw material, esp as a large-scale operation using machinery
2. (tr) to invent or concoct: to manufacture an excuse.
n
3. (Commerce) the production of goods, esp by industrial processes
4. (Commerce) a manufactured product
5. the creation or production of anything
[C16: from obsolete manufact hand-made, from Late Latin manūfactus, from Latin manus hand + facere to make]
ˌmanuˈfacturable adj
ˌmanuˈfacturing n, adj

man•u•fac•ture

(ˌmæn yəˈfæk tʃər)

v. -tured, -tur•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to make or produce by hand or machinery, esp. on a large scale.
2. to work up (material) into form for use: to manufacture cotton.
3. to fabricate; concoct: to manufacture an excuse.
4. to produce in a mechanical way: manufactured poetry daily.
n.
5. the making of goods or wares by manual labor or by machinery, esp. on a large scale: the manufacture of cars.
6. the making or producing of something; generation: the manufacture of body cells.
7. the thing manufactured.
[1560–70; < Middle French: making, appar. < Medieval Latin manifactūra= Latin manū, abl. of manus hand + factūra fashioning]

manufacture

  • bar code - Includes code terms for the country of manufacture, the manufacturer, and the type of product—a combination specific enough to ordinarily identify any product.
  • arsenal - From Arabic dar al sindah, meaning "workshop for art, manufacture," it was originally used in English to mean "naval dock" or workshops for making ships and arms.
  • forge - Comes from Latin fabrica, "trade, workshop" or "fabric," and it first meant "smithy" or "manufacture."
  • light industry - The manufacture of small or light articles.

manufacture

factory
1. 'manufacture'

Manufacture refers to the process of making goods using machines. Manufacture is an uncountable noun.

The chemical is used in the manufacture of plastics.
2. 'factory'

Don't use 'manufacture' to refer to a building where machines are used to make things. Use factory.

She works at the chocolate factory.

manufacture


Past participle: manufactured
Gerund: manufacturing

Imperative
manufacture
manufacture
Present
I manufacture
you manufacture
he/she/it manufactures
we manufacture
you manufacture
they manufacture
Preterite
I manufactured
you manufactured
he/she/it manufactured
we manufactured
you manufactured
they manufactured
Present Continuous
I am manufacturing
you are manufacturing
he/she/it is manufacturing
we are manufacturing
you are manufacturing
they are manufacturing
Present Perfect
I have manufactured
you have manufactured
he/she/it has manufactured
we have manufactured
you have manufactured
they have manufactured
Past Continuous
I was manufacturing
you were manufacturing
he/she/it was manufacturing
we were manufacturing
you were manufacturing
they were manufacturing
Past Perfect
I had manufactured
you had manufactured
he/she/it had manufactured
we had manufactured
you had manufactured
they had manufactured
Future
I will manufacture
you will manufacture
he/she/it will manufacture
we will manufacture
you will manufacture
they will manufacture
Future Perfect
I will have manufactured
you will have manufactured
he/she/it will have manufactured
we will have manufactured
you will have manufactured
they will have manufactured
Future Continuous
I will be manufacturing
you will be manufacturing
he/she/it will be manufacturing
we will be manufacturing
you will be manufacturing
they will be manufacturing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been manufacturing
you have been manufacturing
he/she/it has been manufacturing
we have been manufacturing
you have been manufacturing
they have been manufacturing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been manufacturing
you will have been manufacturing
he/she/it will have been manufacturing
we will have been manufacturing
you will have been manufacturing
they will have been manufacturing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been manufacturing
you had been manufacturing
he/she/it had been manufacturing
we had been manufacturing
you had been manufacturing
they had been manufacturing
Conditional
I would manufacture
you would manufacture
he/she/it would manufacture
we would manufacture
you would manufacture
they would manufacture
Past Conditional
I would have manufactured
you would have manufactured
he/she/it would have manufactured
we would have manufactured
you would have manufactured
they would have manufactured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manufacture - the organized action of making of goods and services for salemanufacture - the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
cottage industry - small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment
production - (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production"
industrial enterprise, industrialisation, industrialization - the development of industry on an extensive scale
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
point system - a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
industry - the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"
privatise, privatize - change from governmental to private control or ownership; "The oil industry was privatized"
rat - employ scabs or strike breakers in
2.manufacture - the act of making something (a product) from raw materialsmanufacture - 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
formation, shaping - the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
newspeak - deliberately ambiguous and contradictory language use to mislead and manipulate the public; "the welfare state brought its own newspeak"
prefabrication - the manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building site
Verb1.manufacture - put together out of artificial or natural components or partsmanufacture - put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; He manufactured a popular cereal"
mass-produce - produce on a large scale
make - make by shaping or bringing together constituents; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
raft - make into a raft; "raft these logs"
2.manufacture - make up something artificial or untruemanufacture - make up something artificial or untrue
dream up, think up, hatch, concoct, think of - devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
mythologise, mythologize - construct a myth; "The poet mythologized that the King had three sons"
confabulate - unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
trump up, concoct - invent; "trump up charges"
spin - make up a story; "spin a yarn"
vamp, vamp up - make up; "vamp up an excuse for not attending the meeting"
3.manufacture - produce naturally; "this gland manufactures a specific substance only"
produce, bring forth - bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit"
4.manufacture - create or produce in a mechanical way; "This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"

manufacture

verb
1. make, build, produce, construct, form, create, process, shape, turn out, assemble, compose, forge, mould, put together, fabricate, mass-produce The first three models are being manufactured at our factory in Manchester.
2. concoct, make up, invent, devise, hatch, fabricate, think up, cook up (informal), trump up He said the allegations were manufactured on the flimsiest evidence.
noun
1. making, production, construction, assembly, creation, produce, fabrication, mass-production the manufacture of nuclear weapons

manufacture

verb
To create by forming, combining, or altering materials:
Translations
تَصْنيعيَخْتَلِقيَصْنَعيَصْنَعُ
vyrábětvýrobavymyslit si
fremstillefremstillingproducereproduktionfinde på
valmistaatuottaa
proizvestiproizvoditi
gyárt
búa tilframleiîaframleiîsla
製造する
제조하다
izdomātizgatavotražošanasafabricēt
izdelovatiproizvestiproizvodnja
tillverka
ผลิต
chế tạo

manufacture

[ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃəʳ]
A. N
1. (= act) → fabricación f
2. (= manufactured item) → producto m manufacturado
B. VT
1. (Ind) → fabricar
manufactured goodsproductos mpl manufacturados
2. (fig) → fabricar, inventar

manufacture

[ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃər]
vt
(= make) → fabriquer
(= invent) [+ story, information] → fabriquer
n (in factory)fabrication fmanufactured goods nplproduits mpl manufacturés

manufacture

n (= act)Herstellung f; (pl: = products) → Waren pl, → Erzeugnisse pl; articles of foreign manufactureausländische Erzeugnisse pl
vt
(lit)herstellen; manufactured goodsFertigware f, → Fertigerzeugnisse pl
(fig) excuseerfinden
vi we started manufacturing …wir begannen mit der Herstellung …

manufacture

[ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃəʳ]
1. n (act) → fabbricazione f, manifattura; (of clothes) → confezione f; (product) → manufatto
2. vt (gen) → fabbricare; (clothes) → confezionare (fig) (excuse, lie) → architettare, inventare

manufacture

(mӕnjuˈfӕktʃə) verb
1. to make, originally by hand but now usually by machinery and in large quantities. This firm manufactures cars at the rate of two hundred per day.
2. to invent (something false). He manufactured an excuse for being late.
noun
the process of manufacturing. the manufacture of glass.
ˌmanuˈfacturer noun
a person or firm that manufactures goods. He is a carpet manufacturer.

manufacture

يَصْنَعُ vyrábět fremstille fertigen κατασκευάζω fabricar valmistaa fabriquer proizvoditi produrre 製造する 제조하다 fabriceren framstille wyprodukować fabricar производить tillverka ผลิต üretmek chế tạo 制造
References in classic literature ?
He had even invented some, to which he had given fantastic names, and for whose manufacture he required diverse ingredients that it devolved upon Edna to procure for him.
A tomahawk and scalping knife, of English manufacture, were in his girdle; while a short military rifle, of that sort with which the policy of the whites armed their savage allies, lay carelessly across his bare and sinewy knee.
She consented that the village maiden should manufacture yeast, both liquid and in cakes; and should brew a certain kind of beer, nectareous to the palate, and of rare stomachic virtues; and, moreover, should bake and exhibit for sale some little spice-cakes, which whosoever tasted would longingly desire to taste again.
Consider all the waste incidental to the manufacture of cheap qualities of goods, of goods made to sell and deceive the ignorant; consider the wastes of adulteration,--the shoddy clothing, the cotton blankets, the unstable tenements, the ground-cork life- preservers, the adulterated milk, the aniline soda water, the potato-flour sausages--"
There had been a long continuous period of rainy weather, and the soft, rich earth of Ohio, as every one knows, is admirably suited to the manufacture of mud--and the road was an Ohio railroad of the good old times.
My request is, that upon me be conferred the monopoly of the manufacture and sale of spectacles in Germany.
If she did, she need not coin her smiles so lavishly, flash her glances so unremittingly, manufacture airs so elaborate, graces so multitudinous.
That I should innocently take a bad half-crown of somebody else's manufacture, is reasonable enough; but that I should knowingly reckon the spurious coin of my own make, as good money
The manufactured cotton is more valuable than the raw cotton, because the manufacture costs wear and tear of machinery, wear and tear of the factory, rent of the ground upon which the factory is built, and human labor, or wear and tear of live men, which has to be made good by food, shelter, and rest.
Since my last return I find the breed is considerably increased, especially the sheep, which I hope will prove much to the advantage of the woollen manufacture, by the fineness of the fleeces.
And so he would now study perfumes and the secrets of their manufacture, distilling heavily scented oils and burning odorous gums from the East.
One day two impostors arrived who gave themselves out as weavers, and said that they knew how to manufacture the most beautiful cloth imaginable.