Third-person singular simple present indicative form of contrive.
Contrives Sentence Examples
The nominal title, even when most strictly observed, is rarely more than a starting-point; and, though the brevity of these first essays for the most part prevents the author from journeying very far, he contrives to get to the utmost range of his tether.
contrives to miss the return, which Faldo does not.
contrives to look faintly incongruous; a column in white concrete sitting atop an outcrop of black sandstone.
Elslack Moor somehow contrives to look much bigger than it actually is.
imprudent young man contrives to be extremely comfortable.