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Verb

Infinitive
to invent

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to invent (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To design a new process or mechanism.
    After weeks of hard work, I invented a new way to alphabetize matchbooks.
  2. To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
    I knew I had to invent an excuse, and quickly.
    We need a name to put in this form, so let's just invent one.

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