Übersetzung von “invent” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

invent

verb transitiveinvent /ɪnˈvɛnt/
to create or devise sth new
inventer

Who invented the telephone?
Qui a inventé le téléphone ?
to think up sth that is not true
inventer

He invented some excuse about his car breaking down.
Il a inventé une excuse quelconque de panne de voiture.

(Übersetzung von “invent” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

invent

verb /inˈvent/

to be the first person to make or use (eg a machine, method etc)

inventer
Who invented the microscope?
When was printing invented?

to make up or think of (eg an excuse or story)

inventer
I’ll have to invent some excuse for not going with him.
invention /-ʃən/ noun

something invented

invention
What a marvellous invention the sewing-machine was!

the act of inventing or the ability to invent

invention
He had great powers of invention.
inventive /-tiv/ adjective

good at inventing

inventif
an inventive mind.
inventiveness noun

esprit d’invention
inventor noun

a person who invents

inventeur/-trice
Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone.
see also discover.

(Übersetzung von “invent” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)