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  Words related to contrive

Related / Similar Words: invent, devise, excogitate, formulate, forge, project, cast, throw, plan, design

 

Definition:
  • come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or priciple) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light";
  • put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light";
  • make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack";

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    Hyponyms: shoot, concert, map, map out

     

    Derivational Morphology: formula, conceptualization, conceptualisation, formulation, invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design, excogitator, planner, contriver, deviser, devising, fashioning, making, devisal, contrivance, inventor, discoverer, artificer, hurl, cast, purpose, intent, intention, aim, plan, project, projection, undertaking, task, labor, program, programme, planning, preparation, provision

     

     
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