What is another word for Contriving?

Pronunciation: [kəntɹˈa͡ɪvɪŋ] (IPA)

Contriving is the art of scheming or planning a strategy, often to manipulate or deceive others. Synonyms for this word include concocting, devising, plotting, scheming, and strategizing. Other equivalent verbs are computing, fashioning, formulating, hatching, inventing, designing, and orchestrating. Each of these words is used to describe a specific type of plan or scheme, such as designing a product, creating a marketing campaign, or planning a heist. Regardless of the context in which contriving is used, the synonyms for this word highlight the power of human creativity and ingenuity when put towards a purpose.

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What are the hypernyms for Contriving?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Contriving

All Rodchurch had seemed anxious to assist Mr. and Mrs. Dale in Contriving their little maid's holiday.
"The Devil's Garden"
W. B. Maxwell
We may flatter ourselves that we have done a very shrewd thing in Contriving to reap the benefits without bearing the burdens of society.
"Practical Ethics"
William DeWitt Hyde
The truth is, I had been too hard at work all day, too full of the business of planning, cutting, testing, and Contriving, to find leisure to dwell upon what he had said at breakfast, and now that I lay alone in darkness it was the only subject I could settle my thoughts to.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell

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