Invent vs Created - What's the difference?

invent | created |

As verbs the difference between invent and created

is that invent is to design a new process or mechanism while created is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en verb)
  • To design a new process or mechanism.
  • After weeks of hard work, I invented a new way to alphabetize matchbooks.
  • To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
  • I knew I had to invent an excuse, and quickly.
    We need a name to put in this form, so let's just invent one.
  • (obsolete) To come upon; to find; to find out; to discover.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene ,
  • Far off he wonders, what them makes so glad, / If Bacchus merry fruit they did inuent [...].


    * fangle * discover




  • (create)
  • Anagrams




    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


  • To put into existence.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2012, month=March-April
  • , author= , volume=100, issue=2, page=171, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= Well-connected Brains , passage=Creating a complete map of the human connectome would therefore be a monumental milestone but not the end of the journey to understanding how our brains work.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=52, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The new masters and commanders , passage=From the ground, Colombo‚Äôs port does not look like much.
  • To design, invest with a new form, shape, etc.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author=(Oliver Burkeman)
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=48, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= The tao of tech , passage=The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about "creating compelling content",
  • To be creative, imaginative.
  • To cause, bring a (non-object) about by action.
  • * , chapter=7
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=The turmoil went on—no rest, no peace.
  • To confer a title of nobility, not by descent, but by giving a title either initiated or restored for the incumbent.
  • To confer a cardinalate, which can not be inherited, but most often bears a pre?existent title (notably a church in Rome).
  • Synonyms

    * (to put into existence) generate * invent


    * (to put into existence) annihilate, extinguish * imitate


    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) Created, resulting from creation.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Hearts create of duty and zeal.


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