What is another word for devises?

Pronunciation: [dɪvˈa͡ɪzɪz] (IPA)

Devises is a term commonly used to refer to the act of creating or developing something. There are various synonyms that can be used in place of devises, including constructs, formulates, invents, designs, develops, plans, schemes, and conceptualizes. These words are often used interchangeably to describe the process of coming up with a new idea or creating a solution to a problem. Depending on the context of use, some words may be more appropriate than others. Regardless of the synonym used, all of them describe the act of using one's creativity, imagination, and intellect to bring something new into existence.

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Usage examples for Devises

Whatever man contrives or devises is an artifice, a thing of art not of nature, and therefore artificial.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters"
Jack London Anna Strunsky
Was't not enough that he had done us wrong, But we must also throw him money too, To live till he devises some new mischief?
"The Comedies of Terence"
Publius Terentius Afer
But men should not be too curious in analysing and condemning any means which Nature devises to save them from themselves, whether it be coins, old books, curiosities, butterflies, or fossils.
"The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford"
Mark Rutherford

Famous quotes with Devises

  • Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
    Francis Herbert Hedge
  • Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
    Frederick Henry Hedge
  • Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones.
    Herbert Simon
  • He who devises evil for another falls at last into his own pit, and the most cunning finds himself caught by what he had prepared for another. But virtue without guile, erect like the lofty palm, rises with greater vigour when it is oppressed.
    Metastasio
  • Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
    Frederick Henry Hedge

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