Details of word DEVISE

Definition of devise

v. t. - 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.
v. t. - To plan or scheme for; to purpose to obtain.
v. t. - To say; to relate; to describe.
v. t. - To imagine; to guess.
v. t. - To give by will; -- used of real estate; formerly, also, of chattels.
v. i. - To form a scheme; to lay a plan; to contrive; to consider.
n. - The act of giving or disposing of real estate by will; -- sometimes improperly applied to a bequest of personal estate.
n. - A will or testament, conveying real estate; the clause of a will making a gift of real property.
n. - Property devised, or given by will.
n. - Device. See Device.

Word "devise" contains 6 letters : D E E I S V

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