Hindi translation of 'invent'
invent /ɪnˈvent इनˈव़ेन्ट्/
Word forms: invents, inventing, invented
1. transitive verb
If you invent something, you are the first person to think of it or make it.
He invented the first electric clock.
SIMILAR WORDScome up with, devise
inventorWord forms: inventors countable noun
...Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone.
2. transitive verb
If you invent a story or excuse, you try to persuade people that it is true when it is not.
I must invent something to tell my mother.
Copyright © 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'invent'
The things I will invent will be, I suspect, mundane by comparison with the truth.GALILEE (2001)
Procane will have to invent a convincing reason for crossing the Atlantic -- the first stage of his journey to reach us.Cover Story
The man had clearly been unstable, anyway; and you could hardly invent a more poisoned source.In Love and War
Trends of 'invent'
View usage over:
'invent' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَخْتَرِعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inventar
- Chinese: 发明
- Croatian: izumiti
- Czech: vynalézt vynalézat
- Danish: opfinde
- Dutch: uitvinden bedenken
- European Spanish: inventar
- Finnish: keksiä
- French: inventer
- German: erfinden
- Greek: εφευρίσκω
- Italian: inventare
- Japanese: 発明する
- Korean: 발명하다
- Norwegian: finne opp
- Polish: wynaleźć wynajdować
- Portuguese: inventar
- Romanian: a inventa
- Russian: изобретать
- Spanish: inventar
- Swedish: uppfinna
- Thai: ประดิษฐ์
- Turkish: icat etmek
- Ukrainian: винаходити винайти
- Vietnamese: phát minh
Translation of invent from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary