Rekindle vs Invent - What's the difference?

rekindle | invent |


As verbs the difference between rekindle and invent

is that rekindle is to kindle once again while invent is to design a new process or mechanism.

rekindle

English

Verb

(en-verb)
  • To kindle once again.
  • To revive.
  • After being abroad for a decade, when he came back he rekindled his obsession with cricket.

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    invent

    English

    Verb

    (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 , I.vi:
  • Far off he wonders, what them makes so glad, / If Bacchus merry fruit they did inuent [...].

    Synonyms

    * fangle * discover