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contrive

synonym (synonym of contrive)

hypernym (contrive IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort (verb.creation)
    create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands (verb.creation)
     
  • put or send forth (verb.creation)
    cause to go somewhere (verb.motion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF contrive relation)

  • make or work out a plan for; devise (verb.creation)
    devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet) (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    plan, delineate, or arrange in detail (verb.creation)
     
  • put or send forth (verb.creation)
    send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from contrive)

  • come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort (verb.creation)
    the act that results in something coming to be (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of inventing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of devising something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the creation of something in the mind (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    thinking something out with care in order to achieve complete understanding of it (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a conventionalized statement expressing some fundamental principle (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a thinker who considers carefully and thoroughly (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who is the first to think of or make something (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who makes plans (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action (adj.all)
     
  • make or work out a plan for; devise (verb.creation)
    any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an arrangement scheme (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a planned undertaking (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions (noun.cognition)
     
  • put or send forth (verb.creation)
    a violent throw (noun.act)
     
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