Definitions and translations for "invent"

Definition of invent

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1. To design a new process or mechanism.
After weeks of hard work, I invented a new way to alphabetize matchbooks.
2. To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
I knew I had to invent an excuse, and quickly.
We need a name to put in this form, so let's just invent one.
3. To come upon; to find; to find out; to discover.
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English - English - invent

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v. originate, create, design; fabricate, concoct

English - Spanish - invent

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v. inventar, acuñar, crear, forjar, improvisar, ingeniar

English - French - invent

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v. inventer; imaginer, fabriquer

English - German - invent

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v. erfinden, erdichten; ausdenken

English - Indonesian - invent

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v. menemukan, menciptakan, membuat-buat, mereka, mengada-ada

English - Italian - invent

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v. inventare, scoprire

English - Polish - invent

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v. wynaleźć, nawymyślać, wymyślać, wydumać, zbajać, wybajdurzyć, wyfantazjować, wyimaginować, komponować, sfabrykować, wynajdywać, wymyśleć, wymyślić

English - Portuguese - invent

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v. inventar; criar, fantasiar, falsificar, dissimular

English - Romanian - invent

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v. inventa, imagina, născoci, descoperi, scorni, plăsmui

English - Russian - invent

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г. изобретать, изобрести, выдумывать, вымышлять, придумывать, сочинять, делать открытие, фабриковать

English - Turkish - invent

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f. icat etmek, bulmak, atmak, uydurmak

English - Ukrainian - invent

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v. винаходити, вигадувати, вигадати, видумати, виметикувати, вимислити, вимудрувати, винайти, здумувати, компонувати, набагнути, надумати, надумувати, придумувати

English - Dutch - invent

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ww. uitvinden; verzinnen

English - Greek - invent

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ρήμ. επινοώ, εφευρίσκω

English - Arabic - invent

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‏إخترع، لفق‏

English - Chinese - invent

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(动) 发明, 虚构, 创作

English - Chinese - invent

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(動) 發明, 虛構, 創作

English - Hindi - invent

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v. ईजाद करना, आविष्कार करना, गढ़ना, कल्पना करना, मनगढ़ंत करना

English - Japanese - invent

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(動) 発明する; でっちあげる

English - Korean - invent

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동. 발명하다, 창조하다, 고안하다; 날조하다, 꾸미다

English - Vietnamese - invent

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v. phát minh, sáng chế, bày ra
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Synonyms for invent
1. concoct: lie, formulate, conceive, devise, create, fabricate, produce
2. originate: devise, discover, contrive
Verb forms for invent
Present participle: inventing
Present: invent (3.person: invents)
Past: invented
Future: will invent
Present conditional: would invent
Present Perfect: have invented (3.person: has invented)
Past Perfect: had invented
Future Perfect: will have invented
Past conditional: would have invented