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Found 3 items, similar to Devise.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: devise menemukan, merencanakan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: devise devise v 1: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; “excogitate a way to measure the speed of light” [syn: invent, contrive, excogitate, formulate, forge] 2: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; “machinate a plot”; “organize a strike”; “devise a plan to take over the director's office” [syn: organize, organise, prepare, get up, machinate] 3: give by will, especially real property devise n 1: a will disposing of real property 2: (law) a gift of real property by will
English → English (gcide) Definition: Devise Devise \De*vise"\, v. i. To form a scheme; to lay a plan; to contrive; to consider. [1913 Webster] I thought, devised, and Pallas heard my prayer. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Note: Devise was formerly followed by of; as, let us devise of ease. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Devise \De*vise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Devised; p. pr. & vb. n. Devising.] [OF. deviser to distribute, regulate, direct, relate, F., to chat, fr. L. divisus divided, distributed, p. p. of dividere. See Divide, and cf. Device.] 1. To form in the mind by new combinations of ideas, new applications of principles, or new arrangement of parts; to formulate by thought; to contrive; to excogitate; to invent; to plan; to scheme; as, to devise an engine, a new mode of writing, a plan of defense, or an argument. [1913 Webster] To devise curious works. --Ex. CCTV. 32. [1913 Webster] Devising schemes to realize his ambitious views. --Bancroft. [1913 Webster] 2. To plan or scheme for; to purpose to obtain. [1913 Webster] For wisdom is most riches; fools therefore They are which fortunes do by vows devise. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. To say; to relate; to describe. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 4. To imagine; to guess. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 5. (Law) To give by will; -- used of real estate; formerly, also, of chattels. Syn: To bequeath; invent; discover; contrive; excogitate; imagine; plan; scheme. See Bequeath. [1913 Webster] Devise \De*vise"\, n. [OF. devise division, deliberation, wish, will, testament. See Device.] 1. The act of giving or disposing of real estate by will; -- sometimes improperly applied to a bequest of personal estate. [1913 Webster] 2. A will or testament, conveying real estate; the clause of a will making a gift of real property. [1913 Webster] Fines upon devises were still exacted. --Bancroft. [1913 Webster] 3. Property devised, or given by will. [1913 Webster] Devise \De*vise"\, n. Device. See Device. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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