NounInvention (plural Inventions)
- Something invented.
- The capacity to invent.
- (music) A small, self-contained composition, particularly those in J.S. Bach’s Two- and Three-part Inventions.
- (archaic) The act of discovering or finding; the act of finding out; discovery.
Adjectives for Invention
matchless; sad; infernal; stupendous; neoteric; diabolical; dangerous; exorbitant; gymnastic; multitudinous (plural); fervid; inexhaustible; florid; sensational; proposed dangerous; numerous (pi); distributive sheer; malicious; divine; technical; melodic considerable; labor-saving; arbitrary; modern; fantastic; admirable; plausive; poetic; harassing; breath-taking; greatest; perfected; prodigal; modistic; topical; feeble; honest; marvelous; remarkable; sensational patented; amazing.
Verbs for Invention
accelerate—; beget—; commemorate—; contrive—; devise—; exploit—; introduce—; laud—; paralyze—; perfect—; seek—; stumble on—; submit—; suppress—; —eases; — enlightens; —improves.
Synonyms for Invention
invent, invented, inventive, inventor, reinvent, Invention of the Cross, contraption, contrivance, contriving, creation, creative effort, creativeness, creativity, creature, crowning achievement, delirium, descant, detection, determination, determining, development, device, devising, disclosure, discovery, distillation, distinguishment, effect, eidolon, electronic music, end product, espial, essence, etude, excavation, exercise, exhumation, exposure, extract, extravaganza, fable, fabrication, fake, falsehood, falsification, fancy, fantasque, fantasy, fecundity, fertile mind, fertility, fib, fiction, figment, find, finding, finding out, forgery, fruit, gadget, generation, gizmo, hallucination, handiwork, harmonization, hatching, idle fancy, illusion, imagery, imagination, imagining, improvisation, incidental music, ingenuity, innovation, instrumental music, insubstantial image, introduction, inventiveness, issue, leap, lie, locating, location, lucky strike, maggot, make-believe, making do, manufacture, masterpiece, masterwork, mintage, myth, neologism, new mintage, new phase, nocturne, novelty, offspring, opera, opus, opuscule, orchestration, original, originality, origination, outcome, outgrowth, phantasm, phantom, piece, pregnant imagination, prevarication, product, production, productivity, program music, prolificacy, recognition, rediscovery, result, revelation, ricercar, romance, score, serendipity, sham, sick fancy, sonata, sonatina, spotting, story, strike, string orchestra, string quartet, study, tale, tall story, tall tale, teeming imagination, theme and variations, thick-coming fancies, treasure trove, trio, trip, trouvaille, trove, uncovering, unearthing, vapor, variation, vision, whim, whimsy, wildest dreams, work, yarn, absolute music, adaptation, air varie, aleatory, aleatory music, apparition, arrangement, artifact, authorship, beginning, brainchild, breakthrough, bringing to light, bubble, canard, casual discovery, catching, chamber music, chamber orchestra, chance discovery, child, chimera, coinage, composition, conception, concoction,
Invention f. (plural Inventions)