Showing results for devise. Search instead for devises.

devise

Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
devise(
dih
-
vayz
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to come up with)
a. idear
Innovative companies devise strategies to overcome quickly problems.Las empresas innovadoras idean estrategias para superar rápidamente los problemas .
b. concebir
The three crooks devised a plan to make off with the diamond.Los tres pillos concibieron un plan para llevarse el diamante.
c. inventar (device)
The professor has devised a machine that will allow him to breath underwater indefinitely.El profesor ha inventado una máquina que le permitirá respirar bajo el agua indefinidamente.
2. (legal)
a. legar
Mr. Gutierrez's will makes clear that he wished to devise his entire estate to his wife.El testamento del Sr. Gutiérrez deja claro que quería legar todo su patrimonio a su esposa.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
devise
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. idear
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
devise [dɪˈvaɪz]
transitive verb
(conceive) [+strategy] concebir; idear; [+gadget] inventar; [+plan] elaborar; [+solution] encontrar
to devise a way to kill sb tramar la muerte de algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examples
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate devises using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Conjugations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
reinante
Hear an audio pronunciation
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS