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come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

put or send forth

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3 refers to seeking, accepting, offering or agreeing to accept any bribe or other Reward to (a) fix or to contrive in any way or otherwise to influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of any Domestic Match or (b) ensure for Betting or other corrupt purposes the occurrence of a particular incident in a Domestic Match
While the details of the case have yet to be disclosed, Savic was found guilty of "contriving or attempting to contrive the outcome of an event".
The other trials have so far shown that Contrive generally outperforms placebo pills in spurring weight loss; in one, for instance, study participants on the drug lost an average of 6 percent of their initial weight over one year, compared with just over 1 percent among placebo users.
2 : to plan out in a skillful or clever way : contrive <The general engineered the defeat of the enemy.
Of the respondents, 75% of women and 50% of men contrive ways to get a good sleep.
After our support for Iraq in the 1980s did not give us what we sought, we did manage to contrive a war to liberate Kuwait.
The sun shone at last on the Bath Festival but Somerset and Essex could only contrive a strange and unsatisfactory day's cricket.
According to the BBC, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said that Olaso was found guilty of 'contriving or attempting to contrive the outcome or any other aspect of any event', adding that he is not eligible to participate in any tournament or competition organised or sanctioned by the governing bodies of professional tennis.
2]plan 1, plot <We must contrive a way to escape.
The former 55th-ranked player was found guilty of three violations of the sport's anti-corruption rules, including "contriving or attempting to contrive the outcome of an event".
Connecting with the landscape is another common theme of the new stations, so that they cease to become closed, insular domains (like many central city stations) and instead contrive to convey some notion of place.
And how many times can they contrive to put a gun in a blind guy's hands, as they do tonight?
The firm contrives to raise the annual turnover from its business aviation activities from Au50 million ($80 million) in 2013 to Au100 million by the end of the decade, as a part of the move.
MINSK Out of a Center Which is Neither Dead Nor Alive (At a Loss)--Sanford Parker of Buried at Sea fame (not to be confused with Graves) contrives and drives Minsk.
Gail India (Gail) contrives to take over nearly 10-12 LNG cargoes or around 0.