Advertisement

Definition of "devised" []

  • To work out, contrive, or plan (something) in one's mind (verb)
  • To dispose of (property, esp real property) by will (verb)
  • To imagine or guess (verb)
  • A disposition of property by will (noun)
  • The property so transmitted (noun)
  • A will or clause in a will disposing of real property (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of devise. (verb)

www.Collinsdictionary.com (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Wiktionary.org : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "devised" in a sentence
  • "In 2005, in typical Roadrunner fashion, the label devised a brilliantly inventive way to celebrate its milestone 25th anniversary."
  • ""Trekker" is a term devised by fans who don't like being associated with the "wierd" ones, whom they refer to as "Trekkies"."
  • "Chugu was a still higher title devised specially for Michinaga's purpose, and naturally it became a precedent."