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Webster 1828 Edition


Devising

DEVISING

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ppr.
1.
Contriving; inventing; forming a scheme or plan.
2.
Giving by will; bequeathing.

Definition 2022


devising

devising

English

Noun

devising (countable and uncountable, plural devisings)

  1. the act of creating a plan or some object, especially a will
    • A. R. Ammons
      I take some kind of comfort in the inexhaustibility of the devisings of nature, that it can keep coming up with new things.

Synonyms

Verb

devising

  1. present participle of devise