(noun, verb)


1. the organized action of making of goods and services for sale

Similar word(s): industry

Definition categories: act, business

2. the act of making something (a product) from raw materials

- an improvement in the manufacture of explosives

- manufacturing is vital to Great Britain

Similar word(s): fabrication, manufacturing

Definition categories: act


1. put together out of artificial or natural components or parts

- They manufacture small toys

- He manufactured a popular cereal

Similar word(s): construct, fabricate

Definition categories: creation, make

2. concoct something artificial or untrue

Similar word(s): fabricate, invent

Definition categories: creation, concoct, hatch

3. produce naturally

- this gland manufactures a specific substance only

Definition categories: creation, produce

4. create or produce in a mechanical way

- This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success

Definition categories: creation, create, make

Sentences with manufacture as a verb:

- to manufacture wool into blankets