devise vs device

devise device

Definitions

  • 1) such a will, or a clause in such a will
  • 2) the real property left in such a will
  • 3) the act of leaving real property in a will
  • 4) The act of transmitting or giving real property by will.
  • 5) A will or clause in a will transmitting or giving real property.
  • 6) The property or lands so transmitted or given.
  • 7) A will or testament, conveying real estate; the clause of a will making a gift of real property.
  • 8) Property devised, or given by will.
  • 9) obsolete Device. See device.
  • 10) The act of giving or disposing of real estate by will; -- sometimes improperly applied to a bequest of personal estate.
  • 11) (law) a gift of real property by will
  • 12) a will disposing of real property
  • 13) A gift of real property by will: sometimes loosely used of personal property.
  • 14) The clause in a will by which such gift is made.
  • 15) A will or testament.
  • 16) (dē˙-vīs′ ). An obsolete spelling of device.
  • 17) In law: The act of bequeathing by will.
  • 18) transitive To leave (property) in a will.
  • 19) transitive To use one's intellect to plan or design (something).
  • 20) give by will, especially real property
  • 21) To think or study out; elaborate in the mind; invent; contrive; plan: as, to devise a new machine, or a new method of doing anything; to devise a plan of defense; to devise schemes of plunder.
  • 22) To consider; lay a plan or plans; form a scheme or schemes; contrive.
  • 23) To plan or scheme for; purpose to obtain.
  • 24) To say; tell; relate; describe.
  • 25) To divide; distinguish.
  • 26) To imagine; conjecture; guess, or guess at.
  • 27) Synonyms To concoct, concert.
  • 28) To give, assign, make over, or transmit (real property) by will.
  • 29) To form a scheme; to lay a plan; to contrive; to consider.
  • 30) To form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive.
  • 31) Archaic To suppose; imagine.
  • 32) Law To transmit or give (real property) by will.
  • 33) 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.
  • 34) To plan or scheme for; to purpose to obtain.
  • 35) obsolete To imagine; to guess.
  • 36) obsolete To say; to relate; to describe.
  • 37) (Law) To give by will; -- used of real estate; formerly, also, of chattels.

Definitions

  • 1) Any piece of equipment made for a particular purpose, especially a mechanical or electrical one.
  • 2) printing An image or logo denoting official or proprietary authority or provenience.
  • 3) ​(heraldry) A motto, emblem, or other mark used to distinguish the bearer from others. A device differs from a badge or cognizance primarily because as it is a personal distinction, and not a badge borne by members of the same house successively.
  • 4) A project or scheme, often designed to deceive; a stratagem; an artifice.
  • 5) archaic Power of devising; invention; contrivance.
  • 6) obsolete A spectacle or show.
  • 7) obsolete Opinion; decision.
  • 8) rhetoric A technique that an author or speaker uses to evoke an emotional response in the audience; a rhetorical device.
  • 9) law An image used in whole or in part as a trademark or service mark.
  • 10) A graphic symbol or motto, especially in heraldry.
  • 11) A plan or scheme for accomplishing something.
  • 12) A decorative design, figure, or pattern, as one used in embroidery. synonym: figure.
  • 13) A literary contrivance, such as parallelism or personification, used to achieve a particular effect.
  • 14) A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
  • 15) An emblematic design, generally consisting of one or more figures with a motto, used apart from heraldic bearings to denote the historical situation, the ambition, or the desire of the person adopting it. See Cognizance.
  • 16) That which is devised, or formed by design; a contrivance; an invention; a project; a scheme; often, a scheme to deceive; a stratagem; an artifice.
  • 17) any artifactual object designed to perform an action or process, with or without an operator in attendance.
  • 18) Improperly, an heraldic bearing.
  • 19) Power of devising; invention; contrivance.
  • 20) Anything fancifully conceived.
  • 21) any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)
  • 22) an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)
  • 23) something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect
  • 24) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
  • 25) Disposition; desire; will; pleasure.
  • 26) An invention or a contrivance; something devised or fitted for a particular use or purpose, especially something of a simple character or of little complexity: as, a device for checking motion.
  • 27) Something fancifully designed, as a picture, a, pattern, a piece of embroidery, the cut or ornament of a garment, etc.
  • 28) The representation of some object, group of objects, or scene, generally accompanied by a motto or other legend, and used as an expression of the bearer's aspirations or principles.
  • 29) A spectacle; a show.
  • 30) A scheme or plan; something devised or studied out for promoting an end; specifically, something contrived for an evil or a selfish purpose; a wrongful project, stratagem, or trick.
  • 31) Opinion; view.
  • 32) The motto attached to or suited for such an emblem.
  • 33) Design, symbol.
  • 34) The act or state of devising or inventing; invention; inventiveness; a contriving.
  • 35) Synonyms Contrivance, Shift, etc. (see expedient, n.; see also artifice), wile, ruse, manœuver, trick.
  • 36) (leave to (one's) own devices) To force (someone) to cope or manage without assistance.
  • 37) (leave to (one's) own devices) To allow (someone) to do as he or she pleases.

Examples

  • 1) How do you begin to devise policy for a world like that?
  • 2) And try to devise solutions that help us address more than one thing at the same time.
  • 3) The organisation’s primary concern when devising the scheme was to provide as many computers using as little energy as possible.
  • 4) So we devised a plan to roll out a charging structure, while enabling them to share some of the upside.
  • 5) An inventor in Finland has devised a new method of keeping dogs safe from wolves: little protective vests.
  • 6) The system they devised contributed to a golden era of economic growth and stability.
  • 7) You can devise a plan to help it happen.
  • 8) To devise an immigration policy is no easy thing.
  • 9) People in various civilizations have attempted to devise schemes to look beyond the present.
  • 10) Various ingenious methods have been devised for stirring large quantities in more than one container simultaneously.
  • 11) It took me a year to devise the programme.
  • 12) He also devised a handwriting system using both small and capital letters for easier reading.
  • 13) You can also devise a plan to get you there.
  • 14) It was a scheme devised by an unknown power.
  • 15) He could hardly be said to have "devised a feasible method for regular use.
  • 16) They proved an insufficient defence for sterling so it became necessary to devise plans and calculations for devaluation.
  • 17) Engineers have devised a method for campers to recharge their phones using only the energy from an open fire.
  • 18) All the different elements must be brought together to ensure that policy is devised and implemented in a coherent fashion.
  • 19) Suisse, by claiming they devised structures that helped him to hide losses.
  • 20) The next step involves devising a three-month programme that is individually tailored to suit your needs.
  • 21) It also helps you to devise a step-by-step fitness plan.
  • 22) Last year ministers devised a grand plan to secure the school's future.
  • 23) I have devised this programme because it has worked with so many of my male clients.
  • 24) When the new student funding system was devised in 2010 the figure was just 28%.
  • 25) But it would be the first time that third parties would be asked to devise policy without the involvement of the Civil Service.
  • 26) This devise is a little far fetched but allows the narrator to continue his long life of crime and McCabe to produce an unforgettable black work.
  • 27) A gradation: "devise" is the conception of the evil purpose; "work" (Ps 58: 2), or "fabricate," the maturing of the scheme;
  • 28) Some valid discoveries have been made, so it is probably better grounded than String Theory, which is still stuck in "devise some explanation to explain the data" mode.
  • 29) I've often wondered to what and how often this government approved devise is compared.
  • 30) Where, midst the flowers, the finch's lay Shall welcome you with music gay; While you shall bid our antique tongue Some word devise, or air supply, Like those that charm'd your youth so long, And lent a spell to memory.
  • 31) With a wide range of jamming capabilities and easily wearable the devise is the size of a radio, the Storm-H extends protection to each individual soldier on tactical operations.
  • 32) Google calls the devise "reminiscent of an ice cream cart."
  • 33) He has even helped his wife, who works at a Georgetown law firm, devise a kayak commuter route on heavy traffic days.
  • 34) And as to taking by devise, that is a taking by purchase, as was adjudged by the Lords in the case of Bofper and (1)
  • 35) He replied, “I know not; but thou art better able to judge, being acquainted with the ways of thy man, more by token that thou art one of the sharpest-witted of women and past mistress of devices such as devise that whereof fail the wise.”
  • 36) ‘Another system that devises methods to avoid errors is user-centered design.’
  • 37) ‘The sheer scale of the plans devised by this team required the support of thousands of service personnel and civilians.’
  • 38) ‘Third, it provides an opportunity for effective user involvement, as the patients assist in devising their own care plan.’
  • 39) ‘If someone had set about devising a system to kill off the market in non-executive directors, they couldn't have trumped this effort.’
  • 40) ‘The Red Cross says it's devising new systems so that such fraud will be easier to detect in the future.’
  • 41) ‘We make laws for the comfort of foreign investors; but are we slipping in devising a system for our own people?’
  • 42) ‘When I was in my teens, my dad was working on devising his own system for blackjack.’
  • 43) ‘The definition of business assets has changed since the system was devised.’
  • 44) ‘Riley devised a system for making a piece of music based on 53 small melodic cells.’
  • 45) ‘It surely can't be beyond the wit of 21st century man to devise swipecard systems that allow the identity of those receiving free meals to remain anonymous.’
  • 46) ‘How might we devise a system that offers students a second chance but that doesn't obfuscate reality or entice students to drop out?’
  • 47) ‘At the turn of the century, France produced most of the quality wine in the world, so it is no surprise that they were first to devise a system of protection.’
  • 48) ‘To make things interesting, Damo suggested I devise a scoring system that awards points for certain achievements.’
  • 49) ‘I proposed that an attempt be made to bring the two images closer and to devise mechanisms by which this rapprochement could be achieved.’
  • 50) ‘Granby had to devise a system to help the identification of the individual face and associate the first person to recognise it as the winner immediately.’
  • 51) ‘What is needed is for the industry to come together to devise a planned economy which benefits everyone, from owners to grooms, from racecourses to sponsors, from trainers to the bookmakers.’
  • 52) ‘We are also devising strategies to produce medicines from urine.’
  • 53) ‘Nor do you devise names for our real estate projects.’
  • 54) ‘This information was also intended to help provide the basis for devising policies for making reparation.’
  • 55) ‘We have found the Report useful in devising the guidelines.’

Examples

  • 1) She took advice about how to check her flat for bugs or recording devices.
  • 2) The hope is that a curious or gullible employee will insert the infected device into their computer.
  • 3) Any of them could be hiding an explosive device.
  • 4) You can't use any electronic devices to see how fast it is.
  • 5) He had twice been riding in an armoured vehicle that struck an improvised explosive device, and was injured once in friendly fire.
  • 6) It comes across as more of a literary device than a dramatic one.
  • 7) The victim is often only a plot device.
  • 8) The trouble is that electronic jamming devices are complex and expensive pieces of kit.
  • 9) Two recording devices rest on the table.
  • 10) And they claimed explosive devices which cannot be detected by security scans would be used.
  • 11) New media also provides the theme or crucial plot device to a series of productions.
  • 12) No electronic devices can be taken in.
  • 13) The images are transmitted to a recording device worn by the patient.
  • 14) Now he is working on computer devices using ion currents.
  • 15) The plot device of financial anonymity is as old as comic opera and it is always a winner.
  • 16) Now we will have to prove that our electronic devices will charge up before we are allowed on flights.
  • 17) The devices measured hours spent asleep.
  • 18) Not exactly an original literary device.
  • 19) It has also been used in Iraq in improvised explosive devices.
  • 20) As a literary device, this works marvellously.
  • 21) He said full body scanners will be installed at all airports as well as advanced X-ray machines and devices to detect explosives.
  • 22) In Britain, teams of crooks and engineers design camouflaged electronic devices and fit them to cash machines.
  • 23) The first reviews of the device began rolling in Tuesday afternoon and they are largely glowing, despite some expected complaints about the device&# ...
  • 24) However, separately backing up my Eudora and Palm data is a small inconvenience compared to the peace of mind this device brings †¦ especially on days when my laptop sounds like it†™ s laboring and may crash and burn at any minute. win a Clickfree HD801 device*?
  • 25) The other thing, Kate, that's interesting is we're not quite sure -- we're using the term device but we don't really know whether it was powders or liquids, or whatever the case was.
  • 26) It's not that a combined multimedia device is a bad idea; it's that Sony thought people wanted that and that they would pay a premium for it.
  • 27) The locked-down nature of the device is a price that most people are more that happy to accept.
  • 28) She asks where the device is and Stefan tells her that Damon has it.
  • 29) In true Snicket fashion, the device is a picture book cum police procedural, with a murder investigation functioning as plot.
  • 30) Of course, if this device is a computer any mechanical watch or clock is, too.
  • 31) Om might disagree with this, but take that keyboard and email from BB, the device is almost useless.
  • 32) The most expensive part of the device is the screen, which costs about $60 and is manufactured by E Ink, iSuppli said.
  • 33) ‘The aim of nanotechnology is to manipulate molecules atom by atom, treating them like mechanical devices with gears, wheels, levers, hooks, pivots, locks and keys.’
  • 34) ‘Such articles include electronic devices, dust handling equipment and notebook computer enclosures.’
  • 35) ‘Radioactivity cannot be felt, smelled, seen, or heard directly and is detectable only with the aid of mechanical or electronic devices.’
  • 36) ‘Systems of this kind are being introduced in washing machines, automobiles, medical instruments, telecommunication devices and defence equipment.’
  • 37) ‘A video camera was trained on her throughout her first visit, she was wired up to enough electrical measuring devices to light a small town, and obligingly she repeatedly passed out.’
  • 38) ‘From his youth Brunelleschi had been interested in mechanical devices, in particular clocks, wheels, gears and weights.’
  • 39) ‘Automobiles have traditionally been seen as mechanical devices with some electric components.’
  • 40) ‘All chipmakers, including market leader Intel, have been hit by falling demand from the makers of communications equipment and consumer electronic devices.’
  • 41) ‘The other piece of equipment is a device called a hydrometer, which measures alcoholic strength.’
  • 42) ‘It's too difficult to take notes with a stylus, and the keyboards for these devices are separate pieces of equipment.’
  • 43) ‘Cameras are very complex devices full of electronic trickery and mechanical movements.’
  • 44) ‘Inventors of the tiniest machines have tapped various power sources for their devices: electricity, light, even DNA.’
  • 45) ‘Mobile fuel cells can power cars and portable electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers.’
  • 46) ‘Fitted with whirring wheels, gears and other devices, the old mechanical toys have acquired retro-cool status among many affluent young collectors.’
  • 47) ‘When his home in Bridgemill Road, Blackburn, was raided, hundreds of discs, mailing lists, copying devices and computer equipment were found in a back bedroom.’
  • 48) ‘The Homeland Security Department is also testing alternatives, such as electronic monitoring devices.’
  • 49) ‘Basically, the computers and other electronic devices would do most of the work and the only problem would lie in how to spend all this spare time.’
  • 50) ‘Winnipeg's experience with both types of electronic traffic control devices is still relatively short.’
  • 51) ‘The equipment includes special gripping devices for pens to help people write with a shaking wrist and also cheque signing guides.’
  • 52) ‘There is the haphazard cluster of dozens of small stalls that sell everything from pins to electronic devices.’
  • 53) ‘Bucher considered stocking the ship with Thermite, an incendiary device that is very difficult to extinguish.’
  • 54) ‘Their priority is an end to air strikes, tank attacks, artillery barrages, sniping, car bombs and roadside explosive devices.’
  • 55) ‘The 1949 Soviet explosion of a nuclear device reinforced the image of an external threat.’
  • 56) ‘Car bombs are a very significant part, car bombs, truck bombs, explosive devices.’
  • 57) ‘A dirty bomb is an explosive device manufactured to spread harmful radioactive material over a wide range.’
  • 58) ‘An improvised explosive device, a pipe bomb, went off and yes, it has, I suppose, marred the reputation of the 1996 Olympics.’
  • 59) ‘The vehicles will provide increased protection against grenades, improvised explosive devices, and small-arms fire.’
  • 60) ‘Food is acquired by using an incendiary device, a hand grenade thrown into the water, producing a harvest of frogs.’
  • 61) ‘The truth is that weapons, even explosive or incendiary devices, still can get aboard a plane.’
  • 62) ‘Over the past decade, we have learned a thing or two about how insurgents fight, their tactics and methods, and their weapons and explosive devices.’
  • 63) ‘‘Ambulances have been used as a method of transporting militants, weapons, and explosive devices,’ he says.’
  • 64) ‘Roadside bombs or improvised explosive devices are inflicting a heavy toll on American troops.’
  • 65) ‘Powerful states cannot fully escape bricolage terrorism, nail bombs, elementary nuclear devices, and homemade biological weapons.’
  • 66) ‘The work of military and civilian bomb disposal experts also involves the handling of improvised explosive devices planted by terrorist groups.’
  • 67) ‘Well it's a bomb, an explosive device, which has contained within it some radioactive material.’
  • 68) ‘Officers were yesterday searching several addresses but no weapons or any explosive devices were believed to have been found.’
  • 69) ‘The dogs are not used to detect mines or booby traps - they are only trained to detect raw explosives such, as improvised explosive devices, and weapons and ammunition.’
  • 70) ‘Iam brought several pounds of plastic explosives and detonation devices with him to sabotage the plant when the time came.’
  • 71) ‘Almost all were killed by improvised explosive devices and land mines.’
  • 72) ‘They've been firing into those improvised explosive devices, homemade bombs, with tanks, setting off huge explosions.’
  • 73) ‘In the absence of other methods and devices, an Australian Bill of Rights may have been useful.’
  • 74) ‘Anarchists don't salute anyone and they wouldn't think to use it as a mnemonic device, but their method is the same.’
  • 75) ‘Doris and Nana appear out of nowhere and act as little more than clumsy devices to move the plot along and reveal the truth behind mysteries set up elsewhere.’
  • 76) ‘But while questions linger, so do doubts about the play's structure and plot devices.’
  • 77) ‘Then, the methods and devices listed above will also work for removing cooking odors.’
  • 78) ‘There are many devices and methods used to detect and quantify subsurface moisture.’
  • 79) ‘At times, he can't resist using pat plot devices to move action along, or coasting on a kind of breezy glibness.’
  • 80) ‘Mercury rules the animal spirit and is the author of subtlety, tricks, devices, and perjury.’
  • 81) ‘Daniel Brochu is somewhat wasted in the role of younger Vinci brother Francesco who is, again, less of a character in his own right than a device to move the plot along.’
  • 82) ‘He asks her to go to Hong Kong with him but she rejects his offer using the device of a card trick and both leave with regret.’
  • 83) ‘Instead, what we end up with is a parlor trick as plot device, a shockingly surreal way of keeping both husband and wife front and center in the storyline.’
  • 84) ‘Traditional constitutional devices had neutralized this democratic threat by ensuring that state power remained limited in size and scope.’
  • 85) ‘Some readers may be frustrated by the apparent lack of action and the leisurely pace of the plot but these devices are used intentionally by McEwan to convey his overall message.’
  • 86) ‘The board is adopting devices and methods to defeat the very purpose and object of the Bank.’
  • 87) ‘The device also aims to counter the Chancellor's plans of introducing a tax on extra bags left outside wheelie bins.’
  • 88) ‘Moore's method uses the axiomatic method as an instructional device.’
  • 89) ‘Here, traditional Mediterranean devices have been collaged together to give a human heart to the formerly coldly functional institution.’
  • 90) ‘These told me that Lichtenstein's style defined his approach - he made it his own; it wasn't an affectation, a mere imitative device or clever trick.’
  • 91) ‘Oh, and Scully had a kid who could move things around with his mind, a plot device I haven't seen since Bewitched.’
  • 92) ‘The traditional device is to terrify the population.’
  • 93) ‘Obviously, this a rhetorical device: a trope or some sort of shorthand for the linking of theory to practice.’
  • 94) ‘These ten poems are not joined together by a narrative structure, or recurring rhetorical devices intended to produce a unified group of poems.’
  • 95) ‘In a work of literature Stewart's lies would constitute synecdoche, the rhetorical device in which a part stands for the whole.’
  • 96) ‘Yet isn't prosopopeia a rhetorical device that is found, as a matter of course, in all poetry?’
  • 97) ‘Literary devices such as similes and personification are introduced.’
  • 98) ‘Detailed studies confirmed that the same stylistic features, the same literary devices such as irony and double-meanings, and the same theological motifs are found in all parts of the text.’
  • 99) ‘Angelo, on the other hand, has fifty-six lines before he meets with Isabella which contain few rhetorical devices, in keeping with forensic speech.’
  • 100) ‘In one sense, metaphor and symbol are literary devices while in another they represent actual involuntary psychic processes.’
  • 101) ‘Included in this ‘style’ section are the traditional rhetorical devices and figures of speech.’
  • 102) ‘‘The Divine Comedy’ is an epic poem brimming with information and eloquent literary devices.’
  • 103) ‘To that end, the employment of a first-person subjective voice is one of the most powerful literary devices that creative nonfiction writers can use.’
  • 104) ‘A book that uses literary language and other literary devices demands the attention of its readers.’
  • 105) ‘I was teaching a basic college writing course one summer at the local community college and I wanted to explain irony as a literary device.’
  • 106) ‘Finally, in this poem as in many others in the same collection, Prévert employs the list as a rhetorical poetic device.’
  • 107) ‘An inventive, engaging and meaningful use of the device of prosopopœia is a vibrant element of Prynne's poesis.’
  • 108) ‘No memorized list of rhetorical devices will make an orator of a student who cannot grasp and creatively imitate the structure of a twenty-minute speech.’
  • 109) ‘The next step is a focus on specific rhetorical devices.’
  • 110) ‘The blatantness of its rhetorical devices and the perverseness of its address create discomfort for serious theorists.’
  • 111) ‘Such an ambivalence would make for incoherence and would be hard to accept if we had here mere rhetorical devices and style recipes.’
  • 112) ‘How can the highest aspirations of verse be linked to such rhetorical devices?’
  • 113) ‘He had a taste for popular decorative devices, such as fruit, flowers, and brocades, which resulted in a curious and engaging blend of naivety and sophistication.’
  • 114) ‘The superior canines of the adult bear were extracted, probably for use as decorative devices.’
  • 115) ‘If a hallmark on a spoon is so worn you can't make it out, which side bears the heraldic device could give a clue to its date.’
  • 116) ‘He chose the Corbinian Bear as an heraldic device for his papal coat of arms.’
  • 117) ‘In elite society, aristocratic funerary sculpture quickly replaced religious imagery with heraldic and symbolic devices.’
  • 118) ‘In the center of each diamond was a small shield with what I took to be a heraldic device painted on it.’
  • 119) ‘The significance of this unique sculpture is uncertain but a heraldic device of the ruling elite or an aniconic symbol of a protecting deity are possibilities.’
  • 120) ‘Heraldic devices were by far the most popular motifs.’
  • 121) ‘The heraldic devices are the least subtle aspect of the window.’
  • 122) ‘This shield is distinct in scale, materials, and technique from the other heraldic devices in this window.’
  • 123) ‘The device is heraldic again, but it also protects the galleried space from excessive insolation.’
  • 124) ‘Heraldic devices shifted from the surcoat to the material covering the plates, although armour of the third period was often decorated by etching and painting.’
  • 125) ‘The Lord Lyon wrote to us a year ago saying that schools with heraldic devices should get in touch to check if they were allowed to use them.’
  • 126) ‘For all of that it's not a bad place to live, and that flying standard, with its strange old heraldic devices is still serving its purpose.’
  • 127) ‘After the conquest, local weavers added heraldic devices to their own decorative motifs.’
  • 128) ‘He wore full plate-armor of unfinished black and his shield bore no device.’
  • 129) ‘Her cave was stored with scrolls of strange device.’
  • 130) ‘On its surface is a raised cross of beautiful device, by the side of whose shaft is a knight's sword.’
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