HyperDic: devise

English > 5 senses of the word devise:
VERBcreationdevise, invent, contrive, excogitate, formulate, forgecome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort / effort
creationdevise, organize, organise, prepare, get up, machinatearrange by systematic planning and united effort
possessiondevisegive by will, especially real property
NOUNpossessiondevisea will disposing of real property
possessiondevise(law) a gift of real property by will
devise > pronunciation
Soundsdihvay's; dihvay'z
Rhymesadvice ... vise: 29 rhymes with ays...
actualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > devise: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA will disposing of real property.
Broaderwill, testamentA legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
Verbsdevisegive by will, especially real property
English > devise: 5 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaning(law) a gift of real property by will.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroadergiftSomething acquired without compensation
inheritance, heritageThat which is inherited
Spanishdisposiciones testamentarias
English > devise: 5 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningcome up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort / effort.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he devise his major works over a short period of time?
Synonymsinvent, contrive, excogitate, formulate, forge
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Spanishfalsificar, formular, idear, inventar, tramar
Catalanfalsificar, formular, idear, inventar, preveure, tramar
Nounsdevisalthe act of devising something
devisera person who makes plans
devisingthe act that results in something coming to be
English > devise: 5 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningArrange by systematic planning and united effort.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
Synonymsorganize, organise, prepare, get up, machinate
NarrowerembattlePrepare for battle or conflict
layPrepare or position for action or operation
mount, put onPrepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
sandwichmake into a sandwich
set upBegin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.
spatchcockPrepare for eating if or as if a spatchcock
Broaderinitiate, pioneerTake the lead or initiative in
Spanisharticular, coordinar, idear, organizar, preparar
Catalanarticular, coordinar, idear, organitzar, preparar
Nounsdevisera person who makes plans
devisingthe act that results in something coming to be
English > devise: 5 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningGive by will, especially real property.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderbequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death
Spanishlegar
Nounsdevisea will disposing of real property
deviseesomeone to whom property (especially realty) is devised by will

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