Improvise meaning

ĭm'prə-vīz'
To make or provide from available materials.

Improvised a dinner from what I found in the refrigerator.

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To make, compose, or perform with little or no preparation.

Improvise a solution to the problem; improvise variations on a melody.

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To improvise is defined as to do something on the spur of the moment.

An example of to improvise is someone having to give a speech without any notice.

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To make, compose, or perform something extemporaneously.
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To make do with whatever materials are at hand.

There isn't much in the cabin. We'll just have to improvise.

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To compose, or simultaneously compose and perform, on the spur of the moment and without any preparation; extemporize.
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To bring about, make, or do on the spur of the moment.

To improvise a solution to a problem.

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To make, provide, or do with the tools and materials at hand, usually to fill an unforeseen and immediate need.

To improvise a bed out of leaves.

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To make something up or invent it as one goes on; to proceed guided only by imagination, instinct, and guesswork rather than by a careful plan.

He had no speech prepared, so he improvised.

They improvised a simple shelter with branches and the rope they were carrying.

She improvised a lovely solo.

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Origin of improvise

French improviser from Italian improvvisare from improvviso unforeseen from Latin imprōvīsus in- not in–1 prōvīsus past participle of prōvidēre to foresee provide