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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To work out or form a new idea in the mind.

Usage examples (26)
  • I've often wondered to what and how often this government approved devise is compared.
  • Google calls the devise "reminiscent of an ice cream cart."
  • Every kind of devise that experience or the imagination could suggest was tried, but nothing would do.
  • It was fun to devise the sections -- three acts, like a play. for more
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