Definition of invent in English:

invent

Line breaks: in¦vent
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvɛnt
 
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verb

[with object]

Origin

late 15th century (in the sense 'find out, discover'): from Latin invent- 'contrived, discovered', from the verb invenire, from in- 'into' + venire 'come'.

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