Devise - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- (law) a gift of real property by will
- arrange by systematic planning and united effort (syn: get up, machinate, organize, prepare)
They have devised a new method for converting sunlight into electricity.
...she quickly devised a new scheme when the first one failed...
devise a plan to take over the director's office
they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation
present participle: devising
past tense: devised
past participle: devised