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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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It was Nikola Tesla, not Marconi, who invented the first radio; it was Tesla, not Edison, who devised the system of electric power distribution now used throughout the world.
The late Peter Rice, who had devised a structure of stone arches and steel tension rods for a pavilion at the Seville Exhibition, was consulted early in the design stage.
In fact, the Arthur Andersen document destruction policy was devised after another embarrassing case for the express purpose of hiding damaging documents from regulators and victims.
A special statutory rule or the rules of intestacy apply when Florida homestead realty cannot be devised or is not devised as permitted by law.
Meanwhile, some companies have devised ways to go on the offensive against agroterrorism threats.
Also, a list of prayer days has been devised beginning in April of this year.
The key is a set of computerized algorithms he devised that enables an overlay the size of a wheelchair cushion to adjust to resident motion.
They would have to be easily and rapidly produced, connections to other components would also have to be devised and a rapid and power-efficient way to modulate the available quantum states would need to be developed.
He gives the example of a maths problem devised by a child: `Vince the vegetarian vampire lives on blood oranges and each blood orange in a parcel of six had so many pips in it'.
Nutcracker has many incarnations--from the made-for-television classic with Baryshnikov and Kirkland to The Hard Nut devised by Mark Morris.
This rule would appear to prevent an estate from deducting a loss even if title to the residence was in the decedent's sole name and the property was specifically devised.
He has devised a program of tiny planetary probes with tiny budgets and great expectations.
The Big Three automakers have devised plans to reduce their capacity.
Now, researchers have devised a way to sort these nanotubes.
Teams devised a number of hybrid-based solutions including through-the-road parallel and series hybrid solutions, complete with regenerative braking and high-load electrical assist, with many using bio diesel or ethanol-based fuels to power their vehicles.