Example sentences for: invented

How can you use “invented” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The radar gun was invented to allow civil engineers to determine "85 th percentile speed," or that speed that 85 percent of drivers will maintain on a given piece of road.

  • In the 1880s, he was snared by Madame Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, the eccentric Russian who invented theosophy--a blend of Eastern mysticism, occult optimism, and universal brotherhood.

  • As Thomas Hine reports in his new book, The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager , the teen was invented in the 20 th century.

  • Other prison slang words and phrases were possibly invented merely to confound eavesdroppers.

  • This game was invented as `More matter for a May morning' when my wife and I drove last month from West Texas to Hamilton, Montana, a goodly distance, be assured.


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