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Synonyms for device

Synonyms for (noun) device

Synonyms: twist, gimmick, device Definition: any clever maneuver Usage: he would stoop to any device to win a point; it was a great sales gimmick; a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen

Similar words: maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre Definition: a move made to gain a tactical end

Synonyms: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Similar words: instrumentality, instrumentation Definition: an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end

Synonyms: device Definition: an emblematic design (especially in heraldry) Usage: he was recognized by the device on his shield

Similar words: emblem Definition: special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.

Synonyms: device Definition: any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)

Similar words: design, figure, pattern Definition: a decorative or artistic work Usage: the coach had a design on the doors

Synonyms: device Definition: something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

Similar words: expressive style, style Definition: a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period Usage: all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper