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Synonyms of 'factory'

(noun) 
Definition
a building where goods are manufactured in large quantities
He owned furniture factories in New York.
Synonyms
,
plant
The plant provides forty per cent of the country's electricity.
,
mill
a textile mill
,
workshop
a small workshop for repairing secondhand motorcycles
,
assembly line
,
shop floor
,
manufactory (obsolete)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of mill
Definition
a factory, esp. one which processes raw materials
a textile mill
Synonyms
in the sense of plant
Definition
a factory or workshop
The plant provides forty per cent of the country's electricity.
Synonyms
foundry
in the sense of workshop
Definition
a room or building where manufacturing or other manual work is carried on
a small workshop for repairing secondhand motorcycles

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