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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: improvise(0.01249 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to improvise.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: perform without preparation; “he extemporized a speech at
the wedding” [syn: improvize, ad-lib, extemporize,
2: manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand;
“after the hurricane destroyed our house, we had to
improvise for weeks” [syn: extemporize]
English → English (gcide)
Improvise \Im`pro*vise"\, v. i.
To produce or render extemporaneous compositions, especially
in verse or in music, without previous preparation; hence, to
do anything offhand.
Improvise \Im`pro*vise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Improvised; p.
pr. & vb. n. Improvising.] [F. improviser, it.
improvvisare, fr. improvviso unprovided, sudden, extempore,
L. improvisus; pref. im- not + provisus foreseen, provided.
1. To compose, recite, or sing extemporaneously, especially
in verse; to extemporize; also, to play upon an
instrument, or to act, extemporaneously.
2. To bring about, arrange, do, or make, immediately or on
short notice, without previous preparation and with no
known precedent as a guide.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
Charles attempted to improvise a peace. --Motley.
3. To invent, or provide, offhand, or on the spur of the
moment; as, he improvised a hammer out of a stone.