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devise
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
1. A will or testament, conveying real estate; the clause of a will making a gift of real property.
2. Property devised, or given by will.
5. 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.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To form a scheme; to lay a plan; to contrive; to consider.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
4. To give by will; - used of real estate; formerly, also, of chattels.
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