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invent (verb), invents; invented; inventing
1. To come upon, find; to find out: Sam discovered or invented a way to get rich quickly!
2. To create something new by being the first to think of, make, or use something: Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, the phonograph among other terrific devices!
3. To make up something false, e.g., a false excuse: Tommy invented a reason why he couldn't do his homework by telling his teacher that his dog chewed it up!
This entry is located in the following units: -ent (page 7) ven-, vent-, veni-, ventu- (page 5)
(Greek heuriskein and Modern Latin heuristicus and from German heuristisch; "to invent, to discover")