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Synonyms for devise

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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As such, a total of 15 officers were selected for the posts last week from a list of B category officers devised by the committee.
Earthfall's latest piece was devised over a six-week period.
The coating is related to a self-healing composite material devised by Braun's colleague Scott R.
The plans she devised are explored in a series of scale models (made by a group of French architectural history students) and are discussed in the catalogue-book by Marie-Jeanne Dumont who, on the strength of the evidence, concludes that Perriand was streets ahead of Corb at the time.
It is intended that the bishop be an elected position, but since the only episcopal electoral process currently takes place within diocesan synods, a new process must be devised.
And to properly handle outcomes, various technologies have been devised such as instant replay and the photo finish.
SCOTS inventors have devised a new gadget which could spell an end for printing.
No longer trapped in a false world devised by an evil intelligence, our heroes are now trapped in an anthology of war movie cliches; no longer skeptical and alienated, they repeatedly proclaim the tritest sort of faith.
Judd Gregg, R-New Hampshire, chairman of the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, and Edward Kennedy, D-Massachusetts, devised a new bipartisan bill that was expected to go to the full Senate possibly in the early summer.
While Thomas Edison was thrilling engineers with the development of the DC (direct current) motor, Tesla had already devised the far superior AC (alternating current) model, which quickly became the industry standard."
William Thornton devised a 30-letter alphabet that he believed could be used universally to further the unity of mankind.
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.
To this end, she devised systems of sculptural construction that could generate works of ambitious size without requiring any technical help or extra muscle.