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(noun, verb)


There are 5 meanings of the word Devise.

How to pronounce devise:


Devise - as a noun

A will disposing of real property

(law) a gift of real property by will

Devise - as a verb

Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort

Example: "Excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Arrange by systematic planning and united effort

Example: "Machinate a plot"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
get upmachinate16organise9organize18prepare11
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Give by will, especially real property

Example Sentences

"She devised a plan to escape from the prison."
"He devised a new strategy to increase sales."
"The scientist devised a groundbreaking formula."
"They devised a scheme to win the competition."
"We need to devise a way to reduce waste."
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Word Game Points

Is DEVISE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, devise is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DEVISE has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is DEVISE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, devise is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DEVISE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is DEVISE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, devise is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DEVISE has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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