Definition of Manufacture

1. Noun. The organized action of making of goods and services for sale. "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"




2. Verb. Put together out of artificial or natural components or parts. "He manufactured a popular cereal"
Exact synonyms: Construct, Fabricate
Specialized synonyms: Mass-produce, Raft
Generic synonyms: Make
Derivative terms: Fabrication, Fabrication, Fabrication, Manufacturer, Manufacturer

3. Noun. The act of making something (a product) from raw materials. "Manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"
Exact synonyms: Fabrication, Manufacturing
Generic synonyms: Creating From Raw Materials
Specialized synonyms: Formation, Shaping, Newspeak, Prefabrication
Derivative terms: Fabricate

4. Verb. Make up something artificial or untrue.

5. Verb. Produce naturally. "This gland manufactures a specific substance only"
Generic synonyms: Bring Forth, Produce

6. Verb. Create or produce in a mechanical way. "This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success"
Generic synonyms: Create, Make

Definition of Manufacture

1. n. The operation of making wares or any products by hand, by machinery, or by other agency.

2. v. t. To make (wares or other products) by hand, by machinery, or by other agency; as, to manufacture cloth, nails, glass, etc.

3. v. i. To be employed in manufacturing something.

Definition of Manufacture

1. Noun. The action or process of making goods systematically or on a large scale. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) Anything made, formed or produced; product. ¹

3. Noun. (figuratively) The process of such production; generation, creation. ¹

4. Verb. To make things, usually on a large scale, with tools and either physical labor or machinery. ¹

5. Verb. To create goods from raw material, e.g. in a factory. ¹

6. Verb. In a negative sense, to fabricate; to create false evidence to support a point. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manufacture

1. [v -TURED, -TURING, -TURES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manufacture

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manucodiata
manuduction
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manufactroversies
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manufacturages
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manufacture (current term)
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Literary usage of Manufacture

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"The detail labourer and his implements are the simplest elements of manufacture. Let us now turn to its aspect as a whole. SECTION 3. ..."

2. Journal by Iron and Steel Institute (1903)
"Manganese ore, world's production of, 611. manufacture of basic Bessemer steel, 519. manufacture of electro-steel, 510. manufacture of pig iron in ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1867)
"Exception is taken to one or two points in the general system of manufacture, and directions are indicated in which they may be advantageously modified; ..."

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