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devise

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 devise

A will disposing of real property.

Roget 784: giving etc. v.; bestowal, bestowment, donation; presentation, presentment; accordance; concession; delivery, consignment, dispensation, communication, ... meer laten zien



2 devise

law A gift of real property by will.

werkwoord

1 devise

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

synoniemen: contrive, excogitate, forge, formulate, invent.

Roget 626: plan, scheme, design, frame, contrive, project, forecast, sketch; devise, invent etc. (imagine) 515; set one's wits to work ... meer laten zien

Roget 515: imagine, fancy, conceive; idealize, realize; dream, dream of, dream up; give to airy nothing a local habitation and a give to airy nothing a local habitation and a name" [Midsummer Night's Dream]. create, originate, devise, invent, ... meer laten zien

Roget 784: deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of; hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over; assign dower.    present, give away, dispense, dispose of; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: uitdenken

2 devise

Arrange by systematic planning and united effort:
— Devise a plan to take over the director's office.

synoniemen: get up, machinate, organise, organize, prepare.

3 devise

Give by will, especially real property.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: add a codicil, arrange, assemble, assign, attested copy, beget, bequeath, bequeathal, bequest, bestow, blueprint, breed, bring forth, bring into being, build, calculate, call into being, cast, chart, codicil ... meer laten zien.

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