inventar

v.
to invent.
María inventó un nuevo secador Mary invented a new dryer.
Ricardo inventó esa patraña Richard invented that tall story.
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inventar
verbo transitivo
1 (crear) to invent
2 (imaginar) to imagine
3 (mentir) to make up, fabricate
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FRASEOLOGÍA
inventar excusas to make up excuses
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verb
1) to invent
2) devise
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1.
VT [gen] to invent; [+ plan] to devise; [+ historia, excusa] to invent, make up, concoct
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <aparato/sistema> to invent
b) <juego/palabra> to make up, invent; <cuento/excusa/mentira> to make up
2.
inventarse v pron (enf) inventar
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= invent, confabulate, fabricate, cook up, trump up.
Ex. Frequently, but not always, this same process will have been attempted by the author when inventing the title, and this explains why the title is often a useful aid to indexing.
Ex. His cognitive abilities were severely compromised, and he confabulated continuously and bizarrely.
Ex. Both the researcher and the student practice of 'fudging' involves faking, fabricating, or stealing data.
Ex. He believes that most political brouhahas are cooked up to divert the public's attention from the real terrorism.
Ex. All summer long, the media have been trumping up stories that, while important, probably don't merit the attention they've been receiving.
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* inventarse = devise.
* reinventar = reinvent [re-invent].
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <aparato/sistema> to invent
b) <juego/palabra> to make up, invent; <cuento/excusa/mentira> to make up
2.
inventarse v pron (enf) inventar
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= invent, confabulate, fabricate, cook up, trump up.

Ex: Frequently, but not always, this same process will have been attempted by the author when inventing the title, and this explains why the title is often a useful aid to indexing.

Ex: His cognitive abilities were severely compromised, and he confabulated continuously and bizarrely.
Ex: Both the researcher and the student practice of 'fudging' involves faking, fabricating, or stealing data.
Ex: He believes that most political brouhahas are cooked up to divert the public's attention from the real terrorism.
Ex: All summer long, the media have been trumping up stories that, while important, probably don't merit the attention they've been receiving.
* inventarse = devise.
* reinventar = reinvent [re-invent].

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inventar [A1 ]
vt
1 ‹aparato/sistema› to invent pólvora
2 ‹juego/palabra› to make up, invent; ‹cuento› to make up
3 ‹excusa/mentira› to make up, invent, come up with
inventarse
v pron
(enf) ‹pretexto/mentira› to invent, come up with, make up
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inventar (conjugate inventar) verbo transitivo
a)aparato/sistemato invent

b)juego/palabrato make up, invent;

cuento/excusa/mentirato make up
inventar verbo transitivo
1 (un objeto, una técnica) to invent
2 (excusa, mentira) to make up, concoct
'inventar' also found in these entries:
English:
concoct
- contrive
- fabricate
- invent
- justification
- make up
- devise
- make
- think
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inventar
vt
1. [máquina, sistema] to invent
2. [narración, falsedades] to make up
See also the pronominal verb inventarse
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inventar
v/t invent
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inventar vt
1) : to invent
2) : to fabricate, to make up
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inventar vb
1. (descubrir) to invent
Pacinotti inventó el dinamo Pacinotti invented the dynamo
2. (idear) to make up
siempre va inventando historias he's always making up stories
¡te lo estás inventando! you're making it up!

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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