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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To plan with cleverness or ingenuity; devise: contrive ways to amuse the children.
  • v. To invent or fabricate, especially by improvisation: contrived a swing from hanging vines.
  • v. To plan with evil intent; scheme: contrived a plot to seize power.
  • v. To bring about, as by scheming; manage: somehow contrived to get past the guards unnoticed.
  • verb-intransitive. To form plans or schemes.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot.
  • v. To invent, to make devices; to form designs especially by improvisation.
  • v. To project, cast, or set forth, as in a projection of light.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to invent; to design; to plan.
  • verb-intransitive. To make devices; to form designs; to plan; to scheme; to plot.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To invent; devise; plan.
  • To manage, by a device, stratagem, plan, or scheme: with an infinitive as object: as, he contrived to gain his point.
  • Synonyms To design, project, plot, concoct, hatch, form, frame, brew.
  • To form schemes or designs; plan; scheme.
  • To wear away; spend.
  • To make out; discover; imagine: as, what had become of him I could not contrive.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. put or send forth
  • v. make or work out a plan for; devise
  • v. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
  • Verb Form
    contrived    contrives    contriving   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    devise    construct    invent    plant   
    Words with the same meaning
    concert    project    plan    invent    discover    hatch    design    plot    scheme    shift   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Clive    Dr    Dr.    alive    arrive    clyve    connive    deprive    derive    dive