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Devise

Devise

WordNet



noun


(1)   (law) a gift of real property by will
(2)   A will disposing of real property

verb


(3)   Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
"Excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
(4)   Arrange by systematic planning and united effort
"Machinate a plot"
"Organize a strike"
"Devise a plan to take over the director's office"
(5)   Give by will, especially real property
Wiktonary



Verb



  1. To use the intellect to plan or design something.
  2. To leave property in a will.

Noun



  1. the act of leaving real property in a will
  2. such a will, or a clause in such a will
  3. the real property left in such a will

Noun



  1. currency (money or other item used to facilitate transactions)