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Invent

Antonyms for invent:

destroy, raze.

Synonyms for invent:

Sense 1

misrepresent, delude, pawn off as, misinform, individualize, Misreport, reengineer, expedite, instigate, scare up, pass off, hoodwink, Misspeak, mislead, bring about, usher in, defame.

Sense 2

spawn, phase, provide, erect, catalyze, peddle, determine, evolve, induce, pretend, propel, stimulate, beget, libel, embroider, lead to, mint, fib, conjure up, streamline, hasten, justify.

Sense 3

spin off, sustain, deceive, personalize, kick off, bluff, set off, work up, come up with, mediate, occasion.

Sense 4

whitewash, jive, prompt, will.

Sense 5

trigger, establish, fool, warrant.

Sense 6

guarantee, trick, style, spur, breed, effect, launch.

Sense 7

send, bring, dream.

Sense 8

engineer, lie.

Sense 9

pad, present.

Sense 10

force.

Sense 11

set up.

Sense 12

mean, put on.

Sense 22

have.

Sense 27

set.

ad-lib

ad lib.

ad lib

improvise.

compose

set up.

create

initiate, make up.

devise

devise, dream up.

excogitate

mull over.

father

trigger.

feign

simulate.

find

discover.

improvise

extemporize, ad lib.

make up

improvise.

pretend

feign.

Other synonyms and related words:

breed, bring, sustain, spirt, style, dream, cast, ruminate, prompt, evolve, comprise, Misspeak, come up with, mislead, pad, bring about, spin off, engineer, devise, throw, compensate, represent, feign, phrase, set, Misreport, launch, counterfeit, find, machinate, jive, erect, conciliate, shape, warrant, make up, peddle, pretend, whitewash, send, mint, excogitate, fib, extemporize, explicate, hammer, project, discover, find out, mediate, fashion, establish, set up, mould, forge, prepare, provide, trigger, meditate, spawn, present, pay off, force, be, dream up, delude, effect, determine, improvise, articulate, bluff, conjure up, settle, propel, streamline, detect, catch up with, deceive, beget, spurt, simulate, reengineer, lie, have, put forth, hasten, patch up, mold, misrepresent, induce, pay, work up, reconcile, will, kick off, misinform, concoct, cook up, organize, muse, fake.

Sense 1 (noun)

dream up, ad lib, set off, trigger, bring about, catalyze, improvise.

Sense 2 (noun)

simulate, feign, misrepresent, mislead, deceive, lie, Misspeak, conjure up.

Sense 3 (noun)

come up with, personalize, streamline, engineer, individualize, reengineer.

invent (noun)

manufacture, excogitate, cook up, fabricate, forge, make up, formulate, devise, contrive.

compose (verb)

compose, include, embrace, embody, combine, compile, constitute.

create (verb)

develop, make, formulate, form, build, construct, fabricate.

create, think up (verb)

plan, execute, fake, find, make, fashion, formulate, project, devise, conceive, contrive, cook up, produce, design, compose, form, improvise, inaugurate, originate, initiate, envision, hatch, mint, come up with, dream up, forge, discover, make up, imagine.

fabricate (verb)

pretend, feign, misrepresent, lie, conjure up, fib, simulate, concoct.

imagine (verb)

ideate, opine, reflect, envision, imagine, brainstorm, theorize, contemplate, consider, observe, perceive, suppose, think, fantasize.

originate (verb)

originate, begin, start, generate, induct, institute, hatch, inaugurate, produce, commence, introduce, initiate, create.

plan (verb)

premeditate, intend, design, coordinate, expect, arrange, aim, blueprint, plan, propose, plot, anticipate, scheme, conceive, contrive, chart.

pretend (verb)

feign.

produce (verb)

mother, father, manufacture, cultivate, execute, put forth.

Usage examples for invent:

  • Such things as he used to invent! - "Recalled to Life", Grant Allen.
  • Did you invent them? - "Betty Wales Freshman", Edith K. Dunton.
  • He could invent nothing else to say. - "The Bronze Bell", Louis Joseph Vance.

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