Example sentences for: devise

How can you use “devise” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A number of investigators have attempted to devise methods for genotyping Brucella strains.

  • The Washington-based think tank assembled a panel of election lawyers, federal regulators, Internet political consultants, academics, journalists (including this writer), and others to devise recommendations to help Congress and the Federal Election Commission revise laws for Internet campaigning.

  • The entries include the facetious ( throat trouble Death by hanging; get or have a permanent To be executed by electrocution), the legal and legalistic ( executory devise A situation in which no estate vests under the will until the occurrence of a future event), the jargon-based ( psycho-weaponry Fear of death implanted in the minds of victims by terrorists; performance suicide Suicide in response to a sense of failure in meeting society's standards), the poetic ( pull a Frankie and Johnny To kill one's husband in revenge), the religious and mythological ( Petbe Egyptian myth .

  • Participants are invited, in the privacy of their own thoughts, to devise an NYPD recruiting slogan.

  • He agrees with Kamoun that understanding this machinery is the way to devise new control measures that could give plants the upper hand in the evolutionary arms race against their


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