Example sentences for: devise

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

  • The neomorphemes show that in public life we are in a hurry and do not want to slow down long enough to devise an explanatory phrase if we can pack enough of our intention into a single word.

  • If my proverbial aunt was going to advise me, I was bound to devise some counter-stratagem.

  • In that case, the company must devise something new.

  • Our purpose here is rather to devise a classification of the various types of clue elements (CEs) currently in use.

  • He writes that several years ago he tried to persuade Norman to devise a screenplay about Shakespeare's relationship with the homosexual playwright Christopher Marlowe, whose murder in a tavern in 1593 forms a subplot to Shakespeare in Love . Other scholars are gentler on the film.


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