Verb(1) come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle(2) concoct something artificial or untrue
(1) Although Allen Lane did not invent the idea, he was certainly responsible for its initial success.(2) Pari, in turn, would invent long stories and narrate them to her friend.(3) I did not have to invent any tales about my past(4) journalists invent stories about celebrities(5) I believe somebody once said, ├ö├ç├┐If religion did not exist man would have to invent it├ö├ç├û.(6) We think that we have the right resources to be creative and invent innovative solutions.(7) Anyway, the point Marwick is making is that the historian does not create or invent the structure found in the history text.(8) Anyone who wants to make a better mousetrap has to invent around existing mousetrap patents.(9) We knew that we wanted to invent something that would be a leap ahead in design and effectiveness.(10) He's a very reserved young man, so people talk and they invent funny tales about him.(11) If extreme sports didn't exist big business would have to invent them.(12) On Sunday nights my mother used to read us a Bible story and only after that would she agree to my father inventing a serial story aided by the family.(13) Karnad also invents a frame story to exaggerate the literary themes and meanings in the central episode, and it is this frame that gives the play its name.(14) In the evenings he has dinner with his mom and creatively invents stories about Rudy Sr., the father he's never met.(15) Making the wooden soccer ball involved developing wood-cutting techniques and inventing a new type of glue.(16) Above all, I admire the fact that when an exact word doesn't exist, he calmly invents one.
(1) to invent :: at opfinde
1. originate ::
3. forge ::
4. fabricate ::
invent, invented, inventing, inventor, invents
Word Example from TV Shows
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I could INVENT a formula
that made me taller.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 22
and less like the guy
who didn't INVENT the lightbulb.
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 8
See, sometimes I wish I could
INVENT a time machine,
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 18
Well, until they INVENT
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 23
...devastated, the Danes never INVENT
their namesake pastry.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3
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