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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: contrive(0.01070 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to contrive.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: make or work out a plan for; devise; “They contrived to
murder their boss”; “design a new sales strategy”; “plan
an attack” [syn: plan, project, design]
2: 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, devise, excogitate,
3: put or send forth; “She threw the flashlight beam into the
corner”; “The setting sun threw long shadows”; “cast a
spell”; “cast a warm light” [syn: project, cast, throw]
English → English (gcide)
Contrive \Con*trive"\ (k[o^]n*tr[imac]v"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Contrived; p. pr. & vb. n. Contriving.] [OE. contriven,
contreven, controven, to invent, OF. controver, contruver;
con- + trouver to find. See Troubadour, trover.]
To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to invent; to
design; to plan.
What more likely to contrive this admirable frame of
the universe than infinite wisdom. --Tillotson.
neither do thou imagine that I shall contrive aught
against his life. --Hawthorne.
Syn: To invent; discover; plan; design; project; plot;
Contrive \Con*trive"\, v. i.
To make devices; to form designs; to plan; to scheme; to
The Fates with traitors do contrive. --Shak.
Thou hast contrived against th very life
Of the defendant. --Shak.