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invent /ɪnˈvent/ verb [transitive]

اختراع کردن ، از پیش خود ساختن ، ساختن ، جعل کردن ، چاپ زدن ، تاسیس کردن ، علوم مهندسی: اختراع کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: اختراع کردن
- create, coin, conceive, design, devise, discover, formulate, improvise, originate, think up
- make up, concoct, cook up (informal), fabricate, feign, forge, manufacture, trump up
Related Words: conceive, envision, imagine, create, mint, produce, turn out, inaugurate, initiate
English Thesaurus: invent, create, think of something/think up something, come up with something, make something up, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

invent /ɪnˈvent/ verb [transitive]
[Word Family: noun: invention, inventiveness, inventor; verb: invent, reinvent; adverb: inventively; adjective: inventive]
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin; Origin: past participle of invenire 'to come upon, find', from venire 'to come']

1. to make, design, or think of a new type of thing:
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876.
Do not confuse with discover (=to be the first person to find something or to know that it exists): Scientists have discovered a new type of bacteria.

2. to think of an idea, story etc that is not true, usually in order to deceive people:
They invented a very convincing alibi.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

PHRASES newly invented using the then newly invented automatic rifle

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: It will not be long before scientists invent a cure for this terrible disease.
GOOD: It will not be long before scientists discover a cure for this terrible disease.

Usage Note:
invent = create a machine, instrument, system or process which has never existed before: 'Who invented the telephone?' 'The cotton gin was invented by Eli Whitney in 1793.'
discover = find or find out something for the first time: 'Penicillin was discovered almost by accident.' 'I've just discovered a new way of cooking spaghetti.'

BAD: I'm sure that your host families will invent lots of interesting things for you to do.
GOOD: I'm sure that your host families will think of/up lots of interesting things for you to do.

Usage Note:
think of = produce a plan, idea or suggestion by thinking: 'Can you think of a good birthday present for David?' 'I can't think of any way of avoiding the problem.'
think up (also dream up ) = produce a completely new plan, idea or suggestion by thinking hard about something: 'They've thought up a new advertising campaign.' 'Financial advisers will soon think up new ways for us to evade tax.'

BAD: The word 'workaholic' was invented in America.
GOOD: The word 'workaholic' was coined in America.

Usage Note:
coin a new word or expression: 'The term 'black hole' was coined in 1969 by the American scientist John Wheeler.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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