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Synonyms for devise
dɪˈvaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. devise(noun)

    a will disposing of real property

  2. devise(verb)

    (law) a gift of real property by will

  3. invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge(verb)

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

    "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"

    Synonyms:
    excogitate, ruminate, work, fake, prepare, make up, develop, contemplate, muse, get up, organize, fabricate, forge, plan, speculate, throw, cast, mull over, think over, form, mould, invent, word, manufacture, mull, explicate, reflect, fashion, articulate, spirt, cook up, organise, meditate, hammer, counterfeit, chew over, contrive, shape, phrase, ponder, spurt, give voice, formulate, project, design, machinate, mold

  4. organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate(verb)

    arrange by systematic planning and united effort

    "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"

    Synonyms:
    conspire, excogitate, trick up, prink, drum, rise, ready, coordinate, prepare, stand up, bone up, fig up, mug up, cook, fancy up, fix, develop, elevate, uprise, get up, work up, gear up, organize, forge, unionize, tog up, grind away, lift, make, cram, arise, swot up, cabal, form, gussy up, bring up, attire, train, mastermind, invent, groom, overdress, deck up, complot, direct, raise, engineer, trick out, organise, bone, unionise, set up, turn out, swot, contrive, fig out, dress up, tog out, rig out, orchestrate, formulate, set, conjure, deck out, machinate, educate

  5. devise(verb)

    give by will, especially real property

    Synonyms:
    machinate, formulate, get up, invent, organise, excogitate, forge, prepare, contrive, organize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. devise

    Synonyms:
    contrive, plan, maneuvre, concert, manage

    Antonyms:
    miscontrive, mismanage

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. devise(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    contrive, invent, imagine, plan, scheme, project, brew, concert, concoct, COMPASS

  2. devise(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bequeath, demise, leave, give by will

  3. devise(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bequest, legacy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. devise(v)

    Synonyms:
    contrive, invent, scheme, concoct, excogitate, bequeath

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How to use devise in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Perley:

    The properties of the Cow strain nearly all models we have tried to devise to explain it, whatever it is, it must involve some form of energetic and very fast explosion interacting with an extremely dense shell of material very close to the explosion progenitor.

  2. Sam Greene:

    By delegating the crisis response to lower levels, and not being clear in his own messaging, Putin did leave people to devise their own solutions in ways they felt responded to what Russian President Vladimir Putin probably wanted. That kind of experimentation can be good, but is also meant there were a lot of mistakes made, in some areas, there is endemic corruption and dysfunction. You could have known they were going to drop the ball. Investment wasn't going to get where it needed to get.

  3. Leonardo DaVinci:

    Human subtelty will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does Nature, because in her inventions, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous.

  4. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    And be on they guard against the good and the just They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue -- they hate the lonesome ones.

  5. Bud Zaouk:

    Unlike the alcohol ignition interlocks which require you to blow into a devise and are used for convicted drunk drivers, DADSS is a driver assist system that would be seamless, take less than half a second, and use infrared light to measure a driver’s blood alcohol content in the breath or through the fingertips, which is far more reliable.

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Translations for devise

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  • завещавам, измислям, изобретявамBulgarian
  • divisar, copçar, preveureCatalan, Valencian
  • navrhnoutCzech
  • udarbejde, testamentere, finde på, opfinde, udtænkeDanish
  • entwerfen, erdenken, planen, letztwillig vermachen, ausdenken, durch Testament verfügenGerman
  • σχεδιάσειGreek
  • درست کردنPersian
  • suunnitella, junailla, kekata, masinoida, keksiä, testamentataFinnish
  • concevoir, élaborerFrench
  • cumIrish
  • הורישHebrew
  • inventare, escogitare, architettare, congegnareItalian
  • לִהַמצִיאHebrew
  • nectōLatin
  • whakangārahuMāori
  • projetar, idear, inventar, legar, delinear, tramar, deixarPortuguese
  • urziRomanian
  • разработать, разрабатывать, замышлять, замыслить, завещатьRussian
  • odkázať, poručiť, vymyslieť, vyšpekulovať, zanechaťSlovak
  • krijoj, sajojAlbanian
  • hitta på, tänka ut, uppfinnaSwedish
  • tasarlamak, miras bırakmakTurkish
  • Đưa raVietnamese
  • datikönVolapük

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