inventverb [T]uk /ɪnˈvent/ us /ɪnˈvent/
invent verb [T] (NEW DESIGN)
- I wish someone would invent an everlasting light bulb.
- Pneumatic tyres were invented in 1888 by John Dunlop.
- Gas lamps became obsolete when electric lighting was invented.
- He has invented a wholly factitious story about his past.
- She tried to save face by inventing a story about being overseas at the time.