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Another word for invention

  1. The power or ability to invent

  2. Something invented

  3. Any fictitious idea accepted as part of an ideology by an uncritical group; a received idea

      1. Such stories considered as a group:
      2. A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
      3. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
      1. Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
      1. The category of literature, drama, film, or other creative work whose content is imagined and is not necessarily based on fact.
      2. Works in this category:
      3. Narrative, explanatory material, or belief that is not true or has been imagined or fabricated:
      1. (Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
      2. (Psychol.) A more-or-less connected series of mental images, as in a daydream, usually involving some unfulfilled desire
      3. A work of fiction portraying highly characters or settings that have no counterparts in the real world
      1. A creating or being created
      2. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
      3. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:

Another word for invention

  1. Ingenuity

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  2. An original device