- n a will disposing of real property
- n (law) a gift of real property by will
- v come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
- v arrange by systematic planning and united effort
devise a plan to take over the director's office
- v give by will, especially real property
- We negate death to the point that a gentle man is forced to struggle without the use of arms or legs to devise a way to obtain and ingest cyanide.
- There are efforts to devise a new economic index that would measure wellbeing gauged by things like satisfaction with personal relationships, employment, and meaning and purpose in .
- Since DJs normally join two turntables with a mixer, Pioneer still has to devise a new sort of mixer, one that can shift sound and video back and forth.
- Samuel Alito in WBTV
Alito noted that while fully binding on states and cities, the Second Amendment "limits (but by no means eliminates) their ability to devise solutions to social problems that suit local needs and values."
- Ron Paul in FOXNews
The fifth candidate, Paul, said, "the government does have a responsibility, but it's supposed to lower taxes, get rid of regulations and devise a monetary policy that makes some sense."
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in BBC News
After visiting a specially designed "green building" of a hotel chain in Delhi, Mrs Clinton said: "I am very confident the United States and India can devise a plan that will dramatically change the way we produce, consume and conserve energy and in...