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'devise' - used as a noun
1. a will disposing of real property
2. (law) a gift of real property by will

'devise' - used as a verb
3. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
4. arrange by systematic planning and united effort
devise a plan to take over the director's office
5. give by will, especially real property

derived forms
1. Devise / Plural
devises
2. Devise / Past
devised
3. Devise / Third Person
devises
4. Devise / Present Participle
devising
Variations of 'devise'
 
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Human subtelty will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does Nature, because in her inventions, nothing is lacking and nothing is superfluous. - Click here to find out.
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