Synonyms of invention in English:

invention


See definition of invention

noun

1‘the invention of the telescope’

SYNONYMS

origination, creation, innovation, devising, contriving, contrivance, formulation, development, design

conception, masterminding, pioneering, introduction

discovery, finding

2‘medieval inventions included the spinning wheel’

SYNONYMS

innovation, origination, creation, design, contraption, contrivance, construction, device, gadget, apparatus, machine

discovery

coinage

informal brainchild, gizmo, widget

3‘his invention was flagging’

SYNONYMS

inventiveness, originality, creativity, creativeness, imagination, imaginativeness, inspiration

ingenuity, ingeniousness, resourcefulness, initiative, enterprise

genius, brilliance, vision

4‘the movement was never more than a journalistic invention’

SYNONYMS

fabrication, concoction, fiction, piece of fiction, yarn, story, tale, figment of one's imagination

lie, untruth, falsehood, fib, trumped-up story

myth, fantasy

informal tall story, fairy story, fairy tale, cock and bull story, red herring

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