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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

- Look up devise in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Devise may refer to: To invent something A disposal of real property in a will and testament, or the...
- Historically, a bequest is personal property given by will and a devise is real property given by will. Today, the two words are often used interchangeably...
- improvisational theatre; however, in devising, improvisation is typically confined to the creation process: by the time a devised piece is presented to the public...
- A specific devise is a devise of a distinct piece of real estate to a certain person or persons. It is analogous to a specific legacy, but is limited (by...
- La Devise (French pronunciation: [la dəviz]) is a commune in the department of Charente-Maritime, southwestern France. The muni****lity was established...
- Devise (French pronunciation: [dəviz]) is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. Devise is situated on the D45 road...
- his sickness was discovered to be terminal, he and his council drew up a "Devise for the Succession" to prevent the country's return to Catholicism. Edward...
- were adopted nationally between 11 October 1959 and 1974, having been devised by the General Post Office (Royal Mail). A full postcode is known as a...
- within a country. The first version of the ISBN identification format was devised in 1967, based upon the 9-digit Standard Book Numbering (SBN) created in...
- additional benefits such as load balancing, privacy, or security. Proxies were devised to add structure and encapsulation to distributed systems. A proxy server...