Associations to the word «Invented»

Wiktionary

INVENT, verb. To design a new process or mechanism.
INVENT, verb. To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
INVENT, verb. (obsolete) To come upon; to find; to find out; to discover.

Dictionary definition

INVENT, verb. Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light".
INVENT, verb. Make up something artificial or untrue.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke