Meaning of devise

Definition of devise

(noun) a will disposing of real property
(law) a gift of real property by will
(verb) come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"

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