Synonyms of invention in English:



  • 1 the invention of the telescope
    origination, creation, innovation, devising, development, design
  • 2 medieval inventions
    innovation, creation, design, contraption, contrivance, construction, device, gadget
    informal brainchild
  • 3 she played with taste and invention
  • 4 the story was a total invention
    fabrication, concoction, (piece of) fiction, story, tale;
    lie, untruth, falsehood, fib, myth, fantasy, make-believe
    informal tall tale, cock-and-bull story
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