invent translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "invent" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /inˈvent/
to be the first person to make or use (eg a machine, method etc)
Who invented the microscope? When was printing invented?
to make up or think of (eg an excuse or story)
I’ll have to invent some excuse for not going with him.
invention /-ʃən/ noun something invented
What a marvellous invention the sewing-machine was!
the act of inventing or the ability to invent
He had great powers of invention.
inventive /-tiv/ adjective good at inventing
an inventive mind.
inventiveness noun
inventor noun a person who invents
Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone.
see also discover.
(Definition of invent from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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