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〔 dIˋvaIz 〕


〔 diˊvaiz 〕

Overview of noun devise

The noun devise has 2 senses

  • devise -- (a will disposing of real property)

  • devise -- ((law) a gift of real property by will)

Overview of verb devise

The verb devise has 3 senses

  • invent, contrive, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge -- (come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light")

  • organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate -- (arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office")

  • devise -- (give by will, especially real property)