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Synonyms for devisedɪˈvaɪz

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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

    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, devise, mold

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

    arrange by systematic planning and united effort

    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, devise

  5. devise(verb)

    give by will, especially real property

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

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

List of paraphrases:

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


Translations for devise

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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