What is another word for contrive?

460 synonyms found


[ k_ə_n_t_ɹ_ˈaɪ_v], [ kəntɹˈa͡ɪv], [ kəntɹˈa‍ɪv]

Synonyms for Contrive:

plan (verb) Other synonyms:

Rhymes for Contrive:

  1. strive, drive, clive, jive, hive, five, thrive, dive, live, dr.;
  2. deprive, connive, revive, alive, arrive, survive, derive;

Quotes for Contrive:

  1. The Chinese, by their favourite system of dwarfing, contrive to make it, when only a foot and a half or two feet high, have all the characters of an aged cedar of Lebanon. Robert Fortune.
  2. A heart to resolve, a head to contrive and a hand to execute. Edward Gibbon.
  3. War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing -time, which gives him leisure to contrive and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans. Niccolo Machiavelli.