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Definition of Invent


  1. To come or light upon; to meet; to find.
  2. To discover, as by study or inquiry; to find out; to devise; to contrive or produce for the first time; -- applied commonly to the discovery of some serviceable mode, instrument, or machine.
  3. To frame by the imagination; to fabricate mentally; to forge; -- in a good or a bad sense; as, to invent the machinery of a poem; to invent a falsehood.

Invent Quotations

My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.
Jeff Bezos

Human evolution, at first, seems extraordinary. How could the process that gave rise to slugs and oak trees and fish produce a creature that can fly to the moon and invent the Internet and cross the ocean in boats?
Steven Pinker

We can ask ourselves why we invent God, and then, ten minutes later, we invent Satan - why? Because we need him; there's something fascinating about the other side of the coin.
Mads Mikkelsen

This is the rock 'n' roll life, and you had to invent it as you went along. There was no textbook to say how you operate this machinery.
Keith Richards
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Invent Translations

invent in Afrikaans is uitvind
invent in Danish is opfinde
invent in Dutch is uitdenken, bekokstoven, bedenken
invent in French is inventer, inventons, inventez, inventent
invent in German is ausdenken, erfinden, erfinden
invent in Italian is inventare
invent in Latin is extundo, reperio, reperio
invent in Norwegian is oppfinne
invent in Portuguese is invente
invent in Spanish is inventar
invent in Swedish is uppfinna, dikta
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