简明英汉词典

invent
[in5vent]
vt.
发明, 创造
v.
发明

美国传统词典[双解]

invent
in.vent
AHD:[1n-vμnt“]
D.J.[in6vent]
K.K.[!n6vWnt]
v.tr.(及物动词)
in.vent.edin.vent.ingin.vents

(1)

To produce or contrive (something previously unknown) by the use of ingenuity or imagination.
发明:运用智谋或想象生产或设计(以前未知的东西)

(2)

To make up; fabricate:
捏造;虚构:
invent a likely excuse.
编造似真的借口

语源

(1)

Latin invenoe invent- [to find]
拉丁语 invenoe invent- [发现]

(2)

in- [on, upon] * see in- 2
in- [在…之上] *参见 in-2

(3)

venoe [to come] * see g w3-
venoe [来] *参见 g w3-

继承用法

inventible
adj.(形容词)

inventor
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

invent
[In5vent]
vt.

(1)

发明;创作
Who invented the steam engine?
谁发明了蒸气机?
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876.
一八七六年阿历山大·格雷厄姆·贝尔发明了电话。

(2)

虚构;杜撰
invent a story
虚构一个故事
He invented an ingenious excuse for his absence.
他为缺席编造了一个巧妙的借口。
The whole story was invented.
整个故事是虚构的。

现代英汉综合大辞典

invent
[in5vent]
vt.

(1)

发明, 创造

(2)

捏造, 虚构
invent a story
捏造事实
invent an excuse
捏造借口
Who invented the steam engine?
谁发明了蒸汽机?

继承用法

inventer,inventor
n.

参考词汇
create    

用法词典

invent
in-=on偶然+venir来;意指偶然发现

英文相关词典

invent
concoct    contrive    develop    devise    make up    originate    imitate    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

invent
创造;发明

美国传统词典

invent
in.vent
AHD:[1n-vμnt“]
D.J.[in6vent]
K.K.[!n6vWnt]
v.tr.
in.vent.ed, in.vent.ing, in.vents

(1)

To produce or contrive (something previously unknown) by the use of ingenuity or imagination.

(2)

To make up; fabricate:
invent a likely excuse.

语源

(1)

Latin invenoe invent- [to find]

(2)

in- [on, upon] * see in- 2

(3)

venoe [to come] * see g w3-

继承用法

inventible
adj.

inventor
n.

英汉电信大词典

invent
n.发明,虚构

英汉法学大词典

invent
v.发明

英汉化学大词典

invent
vt.发明,想象出

英汉计算机大词典

invent
vt.发明(想象出)

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