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Definition of Devised

Devised
Devise De*vise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Devised; p. pr. & vb. n. Devising.] [OF. deviser to distribute, regulate, direct, relate, F., to chat, fr. L. divisus divided, distributed, p. p. of dividere. See Divide, and cf. Device.] 1. To form in the mind by new combinations of ideas, new applications of principles, or new arrangement of parts; to formulate by thought; to contrive; to excogitate; to invent; to plan; to scheme; as, to devise an engine, a new mode of writing, a plan of defense, or an argument. To devise curious works. --Ex. CCTV. 32. Devising schemes to realize his ambitious views. --Bancroft. 2. To plan or scheme for; to purpose to obtain. For wisdom is most riches; fools therefore They are which fortunes do by vows devise. --Spenser. 3. To say; to relate; to describe. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 4. To imagine; to guess. [Obs.] --Spenser. 5. (Law) To give by will; -- used of real estate; formerly, also, of chattels. Syn: To bequeath; invent; discover; contrive; excogitate; imagine; plan; scheme. See Bequeath.

Meaning of Devised from wikipedia

- Devise may refer to: To invent something A disposal of real property in a will and testament, or the property itself which has been disposed of Devise...
- improvisational theatre; however, in devising, improvisation is typically confined to the creation process: by the time a devised piece is presented to the public...
- system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. It was devised by the International Phonetic ****ociation in the late 19th century as a...
- would dress as "Pogo the Clown" or "Patches the Clown", characters he had devised. John Wayne Gacy Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois, on March 17, 1942,...
- Schrödinger's cat is a thought experiment, sometimes described as a paradox, devised by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935. It illustrates what he...
- personal property is called a "specific bequest." Ownership of specifically devised property p****es at death, subject to being available for claims if there...
- officially sanctioned MMA on December 28, 2005, using the ruleset it helped devise five years previously. Since then, to create uniformity, all state commissions...
- and Gary Oldman turned down the part. The character of The Inventor was devised specifically for Vincent Price, and would be his last major role. Edward's...
- industrial use began only after more efficient production methods were devised in the 17th century, with the production of blister steel and then crucible...
- health. Waters became the band's primary lyricist and conceptual leader, devising the concepts behind their albums The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish...
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