fab·ri·cate /'fa-brə-ˌkāt/ vb -cat·ed, -cat·ingvt: to make up (as testimony) with an intent to deceivevi: to make something up with an intent to deceivethere was a motive to fabricate — Gary Taylor
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
assemble parts, bring into being, bring into existence, build, call into being, cast, cause to be, cause to exist, complete, compose, create, devise, erect, establish, execute, fabricarl, fashion, form, generate, make, manufacture, mold, organize, piece together, produce, put together, set up, shape, structure, turn out
(make up) verb
be untruthful, beguile, counterfeit, deceive, delude, devise falsely, dissemble, dissimulate, distort, fake, falsify, feign, fictionalize, forswear, invent, lie, misguide, misinform, mislead, misrepresent, misstate, palter, perjure oneself, pretend, prevaricate, sham, stretch the truth, tell a falsehood, tell a lie, trump up
associated concepts: fabricated evidence
build (construct), conceive (invent), conjure, contrive, create, devise (invent), fake, falsify, feign, forge (produce), form, formulate, frame (construct), generate, invent (falsify), invent (produce for the first time), lie (falsify), make, manufacture, misrepresent, originate, palter, plagiarize, prevaricate, produce (manufacture), profess (pretend), scheme, simulate
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To invent; to create; to make up a story or manufacture an object, usually intending to deceive.n.fabrication
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.