HyperDic: improvise

English > 2 senses of the word improvise:
VERBcreationimprovise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporiseperform without preparation
socialimprovise, extemporizemanage in a makeshift way
improvise > pronunciation
Soundsih'mprahvay.z; ih.mprahvay'z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > improvise: 2 senses > verb 1, creation
MeaningPerform without preparation.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey will improvise the duet
Synonymsimprovize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporise
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
Nounsimprovisationan unplanned expedient
improvisationa performance given extempore without planning or preparation
improvisationa creation spoken or written or composed extemporaneously (without prior preparation)
English > improvise: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningmanage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"after the hurricane destroyed our house, we had to improvise for weeks"
Broadercope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manageCome to terms with
Nounsimprovisationan unplanned expedient

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