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, fake news, alternative fact
myth, fantasy
informal tall story, fairy story, fairy tale, cock and bull story, red herring
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