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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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We can begin to see the specific legal context of Donne's satire by considering the following call for legal reform from earlier in the sixteenth century: "Where by the common laws of this realm, lands, tenements, and hereditaments be not devisable by testament, nor ought to be transferred from one to another, but by solemn livery and seisin, matter of record, writing sufficient made bona fide, without covin or fraud, yet nevertheless divers and sundry imaginations, subtle inventions, and practices have been used, whereby the hereditaments of this realm have been conveyed from one to another by fraudulent feoffments, fines, recoveries, and other assurances craftily made.
40 ("Future interests or estates are descendible, devisable, and alienable in the same manner as estates in possession.
Any alphabet devisable by man will have only a limited number of letters (Leibniz here supposes the Latin alphabet of twenty-four).
115) That is, privacy interests have been viewed as personal, non-assignable and incapable of passing to heirs; in contrast, rights of property can be assigned, licensed, transmitted inter vivos and are devisable post-mortem.
A complete administrative vacuum, as befell Kosovo and East Timor, makes a compelling case for executive international authority, but post-Taliban Afghanistan shows that such authority is not a necessity: local interim arrangements may also be devisable.
The MMR is a significant investment of time, and the discussion that ensues is probably the best JO training devisable.
Included devisable pool transfers, straight transfers and Profit from Hydroelectricity.