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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; Put or send forth; Make or work out a plan for.

Usage examples (33)
  • In 1862, a technique was contrived to take a series of photographs showing stages of movement.
  • 'em, an 'contrive 'em, both sides on 'em, all an' similar!
  • How did you contrive to get so high up in the world? '
  • That's all; never mind, I shall contrive to live on it. for more
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