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Synonyms for devise
dɪˈvaɪzde·vise

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. devise

    Synonyms:
    contrive, plan, maneuvre, concert, manage

    Antonyms:
    miscontrive, mismanage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. devisenoun

    a will disposing of real property

  2. deviseverb

    (law) a gift of real property by will

  3. invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forgeverb

    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, machinateverb

    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. deviseverb

    give by will, especially real property

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deviseverb

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

  2. deviseverb

    Synonyms:
    bequeath, demise, leave, give by will

  3. devisenoun

    Synonyms:
    bequest, legacy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deviseverb

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

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How to use devise in a sentence?

  1. Prabhat Mittal:

    It is unbelievable, it is going to be very difficult for us to devise an appropriate entrance exam.

  2. Chris Morris:

    Nature has a surer plan than mortals can devise.

  3. Frances Perkins and her colleagues:

    The process of recovery is not a simple one, we can not be satisfied merely with makeshift arrangements which will tide us over the present emergencies. We must devise plans that will not merely alleviate the ills of today, but will prevent, as far as it is humanly possible to do so, their recurrence in the future.

  4. Joseph Pfeifer:

    I had to devise a plan on what to do. And the plan was to evacuate the building, and then rescue those that couldn’t get out, and then I had to give those orders to the fire officers, captains and lieutenants and battalion chiefs that came in, and the firefighters.

  5. 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.


Translations for devise

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  • ابتكرArabic
  • завещавам, измислям, изобретявамBulgarian
  • divisar, copçar, preveureCatalan, Valencian
  • navrhnoutCzech
  • finde på, opfinde, testamentere, udtænke, udarbejdeDanish
  • letztwillig vermachen, durch Testament verfügen, erdenken, ausdenken, planen, entwerfenGerman
  • σχεδιάσειGreek
  • درست کردنPersian
  • kekata, junailla, masinoida, keksiä, testamentata, suunnitellaFinnish
  • élaborer, concevoirFrench
  • cumIrish
  • הורישHebrew
  • architettare, congegnare, inventare, escogitareItalian
  • לִהַמצִיאHebrew
  • nectōLatin
  • whakangārahuMāori
  • deixar, tramar, projetar, idear, inventar, legar, delinearPortuguese
  • urziRomanian
  • замыслить, разрабатывать, завещать, замышлять, разработатьRussian
  • vyšpekulovať, poručiť, vymyslieť, odkázať, zanechaťSlovak
  • krijoj, sajojAlbanian
  • tänka ut, hitta på, uppfinnaSwedish
  • tasarlamak, miras bırakmakTurkish
  • Đưa raVietnamese
  • datikönVolapük

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