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Synonyms for devise

Synonyms for (noun) devise

Synonyms: devise Definition: (law) a gift of real property by will

Similar words: inheritance, heritage Definition: that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner

Similar words: gift Definition: something acquired without compensation

Synonyms: devise Definition: a will disposing of real property

Similar words: testament, will Definition: a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die

Synonyms for (verb) devise

Synonyms: devise, contrive, excogitate, forge, formulate, invent Definition: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort Usage: excogitate a way to measure the speed of light

Similar words: create by mental act, create mentally Definition: create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

Synonyms: get up, devise, machinate, prepare, organise, organize Definition: arrange by systematic planning and united effort Usage: machinate a plot; organize a strike; devise a plan to take over the director's office

Similar words: initiate, pioneer Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants

Synonyms: devise Definition: give by will, especially real property

Similar words: bequeath, will, leave Definition: leave or give by will after one's death Usage: My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry; My grandfather left me his entire estate