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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

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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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
  • درست کردنPersian
  • suunnitella, junailla, kekata, masinoida, keksiä, testamentataFinnish
  • concevoir, élaborerFrench
  • cumIrish
  • הורישHebrew
  • inventare, escogitare, architettare, congegnareItalian
  • 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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