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invent

verb /inˈvent/
to be the first person to make or use (eg a machine, method etc)
inventar
Who invented the microscope? When was printing invented?
to make up or think of (eg an excuse or story)
inventarse
I’ll have to invent some excuse for not going with him.
invention /-ʃən/ noun something invented
invento
What a marvellous invention the sewing-machine was!
the act of inventing or the ability to invent
invención
He had great powers of invention.
inventive /-tiv/ adjective good at inventing
inventivo
an inventive mind.
inventiveness noun
inventiva
inventor noun a person who invents
inventor
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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