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invent

Synonyms of invent in English:

verb

  • 1 Louis Braille invented an alphabet for the blind
    originate, create, design, devise, contrive, develop, innovate;
    conceive, think up, dream up, come up with, pioneer;
  • 2 they invented the story for a laugh
    informal cook up
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