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invented, past participle; invented, past tense; invents, 3rd person singular present; inventing, present participle;
  1. Create or design (something that has not existed before); be the originator of
    • - he invented an improved form of the steam engine
  2. Make up (an idea, name, story, etc.), esp. so as to deceive
    • - I did not have to invent any tales about my past

  1. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
  2. fabricate: make up something artificial or untrue
  3. (invention) the creation of something in the mind
  4. (invention) a creation (a new device or process) resulting from study and experimentation
  5. (invention) the act of inventing
  6. An invention is a new composition, device, or process. An invention may be derived from a pre-existing model or idea, or it could be independently conceived in which case it may be a radical breakthrough. ...
  7. (Invented (album)) Invented is the seventh studio album by the American rock band Jimmy Eat World. It is set to be released on September 28, 2010 through Interscope Records. The first single from the album is "My Best Theory. ...
  8. (Invention (album)) Invention is an album by Phil Keaggy, Wes King, and Out of the Grey's Scott Denté, released on 7 October 1997. The album is composed mostly of guitar-based instrumental tracks.
  9. (Invention (merit badge)) This is a list of merit badges formerly offered by the Boy Scouts of America. In some cases, the entire subject has been dropped from the merit badge roster. ...
  10. (Invention (musical composition)) In music, an invention is a short composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with two-part counterpoint. (Compositions in the same style as an invention but using three-part counterpoint are known as sinfonias. ...
  11. To design a new process or mechanism; To create something fictional for a particular purpose; To come upon; to find; to find out; to discover
  12. (invented) fictional, made up, imaginary
  13. (Invented) Contains a distinct brand name that allows it to stand out amongst the industry and quickly establish a position of leadership.
  14. (Invention) in order to have a patentable invention in the United States, the person must create a development that is useful, new, and unobvious to an ordinary skilled worker in the field at the time the invention was created.
  15. (Invention) Any new and useful art, process, machine, manufacture or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement in any art, process, machine, manufacture or composition of matter, which is patentable.
  16. (Invention) A short, contrapuntal piece. A title used by J.S. Bach for contrapuntal two-part compositions for clavier. Bach called three-part compositions sinfonie but they are now also referred to as inventions.
  17. (invention) any new article, machine, composition, or process or new use developed by a human.
  18. (INVENTION) Personal insights; creatively addressing an issue / Concocting something; contrived behavior or excuses
  19. (2. invention) بناوٹ۔ گھڑت۔ پاکھنڈ۔ جھوٹ۔ جعل۔ جعل سازی
  20. (INVENTION) [patent]. The human creation of a new technical idea and the physical means to accomplish or embody the idea.
  21. (Invention) (2002) Plug Research
  22. (Invention) A new method, device, process or object that has not previously been discovered or created and can be utilized for a specific purpose or an improvement to an existing invention. Not every invention is patentable.
  23. (Invention) A short piece in free contrapuntal style, developing one motive in an impromptu fashion.
  24. (Invention) Any discovery which is or may be patentable or otherwise protectable.
  25. (Invention) Conception of a new, useful, nonobvious idea followed by reduction to practice and communicated to a non-inventor.