And out of all of this came, eventually, an ability to understand higher math and invent iPads.
That in turn leaves one with the gloomy thought that if Silvio Berlusconi did not exist it would be necessary to invent him.
He wanted to invent a new style, and nearly drove himself mad doing it.
late 15c., "find, discover," a back-formation from invention or else from Latin inventus, past participle of invenire "to come upon; devise, discover" (see invention). Meaning "make up, think up" is from 1530s, as is that of "produce by original thought." Related: Invented; inventing.