in·vent vt: to create or produce for the first timein·ven·tor n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
comminisci, counterfeit, distort, embroider, exaggerate, fabricate, fake, falsify, feign, fib, fictionalize, humbug, lie, make believe, make up, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, pretend, prevaricate, sham, trump up, varnish
(produce for the first time) verb
author, bring into being, build, coin, come upon, compose, conceive, concoct, construct, contrive, create, design, devise, discover, draft, dream up, envisage, excogitare, excogitate, fabricate, fashion, find, forge, form, imagine, improvise, initiate, introduce, invenire, manufacture, originate, produce, realize, reperire, think of, think up, visualize
compose, conjure, contrive, create, fabricate (make up), find (discover), forge (produce), frame (formulate), generate, initiate, lie (falsify), make, manufacture, originate, palter, prevaricate, produce (manufacture), scheme
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To design or create some new thing that did not exist before; to create a story, often intending to deceive.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.