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Definition of devise verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    devise somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they devise
    he / she / it devises
    past simple devised
    -ing form devising
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  1. 1to invent something new or a new way of doing something synonym think somethingup
  2. 2 A new system has been devised to control traffic in the city.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: devise