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Synonyms for devise

to use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving

to give (property) to another person after one's death

Synonyms for devise

a will disposing of real property

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(law) a gift of real property by will

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

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

give by will, especially real property

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When a will devises property to the descendants of the testator's children, a child adopted by the testator's child is included in such devise unless the will provides otherwise.
6) For example, the homestead will be exempt if an unmarried testator devises it to a grandchild even if the testator is survived by a child who is the parent of that grandchild.
The devises will help checking of containers going for NATO forces.
After a business meeting in the World Trade Center on September 11 abruptly ends Schell's life, Oskar, desperate to hang onto his dad and assuage his own pain, devises a strange quest that sends him hunting across the City's five boroughs for two years, searching for clues to his father's last moments.
Les reserves en devises a la BC ont augmente de 18 millions de dollars en juin dernier, soit une hausse de 0,32% atteignant ainsi les 15,533 milliards de dollars contre 15,515 milliards en mai.
Summary: Le rial iranien a de nouveau fortement baisse hier lundi face au dollar et aux autres devises etrangeres sur le marche noir, alors que l'Union europeenne imposait un embargo petrolier sans precedent contre l'Iran a cause de son programme nucleaire, ont rapporte les medias.
One gathers information to evaluate the problem, devises a number of possible solutions, selects the most probable, devises a testing procedure to evaluate the solution, runs experiments, gathers data and evaluates the results.
Private sector devises plans for a lengthy postal strike
Une source responsable au sein de la Banque Centrale (BC) a affirme que les reserves monetaires en devises a la BC sont prevues a une hausse de 8 milliards de dollars.