Sentence Examples


  • Great efforts have been made to devise cottonpicking machines, but, as yet, complete success has not been attained.
  • I prefer to use this app because it allows me to devise my own music playlists.
  • The purpose of this meeting is to devise a strategy for our company to pay off its debt.
  • He set himself to devise the former as far back as 1858, but his system of signals was not adopted by the navy until 1867.
  • A widow has a dower right in one-third of the real property to which her husband had absolute title, but a wife may convey or devise her real property free from her husband's right of tenancy by courtesy.