Examples of invent in a Sentence
Thomas Edison invented the phonograph.
She is credited with inventing a procedure that has helped to save thousands of lives.
She invented a clever excuse.
We found out that he had invented the stories he told us about his military service.
Recent Examples of invent from the Web
Kevin Spacey has just invented something that has never existed before: a bad time to come out.
From the beginning of time, incumbents never invent anything new.
Stanislav Grof invented holotropic breathwork and is here to run the workshop, assisted by 24 facilitators.
Words are invented or rediscovered; others fade from use.
Created by former Apple engineers (one of whom invented the iPhone's camera), the June Oven aims to make cooking simple with very sophisticated, not-so-simple technology.
Mastering a craft enough to improvise, invent, and dazzle?
Humans may have invented plastic that is appetizing.
Or, hey, maybe Disney has invented an actual dog translation collar, and pet ownership is about to change forever.
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Synonymsconcoct, construct, contrive, cook (up), devise, drum up, excogitate, fabricate, make up, manufacture, think (up), trump up, vamp (up), come up with
Related Wordscoin, design, hatch, produce; daydream, dream, fantasize; conceive, envisage, envision, imagine, picture, vision, visualize; ad-lib, extemporize, improvise
Near Antonymsclone, copy, copycat, duplicate, imitate, mimic, reduplicate, replicate, reproduce
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