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Definition of Invent

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

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. - Thomas A. Edison
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Thomas A. Edison

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
Carl Sagan

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay

The only way you can invent tomorrow is if you break out of the enclosure that the school system has provided for you by the exams written by people who are trained in another generation.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
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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