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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...
- A specific devise is a devise of a certain piece of real estate to a certain person or persons. It is like a specific legacy, but is limited (by the word...
- 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...
- International Phonetic Alphabet, a standardized system of phonetic symbols devised and maintained by the International Phonetic ****ociation. IPA vowel chart...
- television series devised by hedge fund manager Lex van Dam, which attempted to recreate the famous Turtle Traders experiment devised by Richard Dennis...
- as a straightforward slasher film set amongst Swedish cultists. Aster devised a screenplay using elements of the concept, but made a deteriorating relationship...
- the countries of the world into regional and subregional groups. It was devised by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) based on the M49 coding...
- institution offering full-time postgraduate Masters-level training programs in Devising Theatre based on the teachings of Jacques Lecoq, as well as short workshops...
- The big blue blanket was an air defense system devised by John Thach during World War II for protecting American warships from attack by ****anese kamikazes...
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