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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    develop, design, conceive, invent, formulate, designing, find, prepare, elaborate

How to pronounce devise?

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How to use devise in a sentence?

  1. Carlos Pellegrini:

    It is extremely difficult in a single study to account for every variable that impacts performance, the studies here add to a growing body of evidence suggesting that surgeons, particularly experienced surgeons, can devise techniques to compensate for sleep disruption.

  2. Prabhat Mittal:

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

  3. Anuj Somany:

    More a person shows the people their true face, more number of ways most of them will devise to prove him wrong always.

  4. Bruno Lage:

    The most important thing a club has to understand in modern times is the kind of work it has to do in order to have sporting and financial success, the secret for Benfica was not to copy anyone and to devise a way to have sporting success regardless of what players we sell for the good of our financial stability. Any young talent that stands out in a club is immediately transferred, because the offers are irrefutable.

  5. Chris Morris:

    Nature has a surer plan than mortals can devise.


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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