discover vs. invent – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Discover

Definition:

determine the existence, presence, or fact of

Examples:

Roentgen discovered X-rays

VS.

Invent

Definition:

come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

Examples:

invent a way to measure the speed of light

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