Translation of "invent" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ɪnˈvent/ us

B1 to design or create something that has never existed before

icat etmek, bulmak
We've invented a new game.

B2 to think of a story or explanation in order to deceive someone

(bahane, hikâye vb.) uydurmak
She invented an excuse to leave.

(Translation of “invent” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)