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Definitions of devise:
  • noun:   (law) a gift of real property by will
  • noun:   a will disposing of real property
  • verb:   give by will, especially real property
  • verb:   come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort
  • verb:   arrange by systematic planning and united effort
    Example: "Devise a plan to take over the director's office"

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See devise used in context: 33 poetry verses, 46 Shakespeare works, 11 Bible passages, 12 definitions

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