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devise 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/diˈvīz/,
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devised, past participle; devises, 3rd person singular present; devising, present participle; devised, past tense;
  1. Plan or invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought
    • - a training program should be devised
    • - a complicated game of his own devising
  2. Leave (real estate) to someone by the terms of a will

Noun
  1. A clause in a will leaving real estate to someone


  1. a will disposing of real property
  2. invent: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
  3. organize: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
  4. (devising) the act that results in something coming to be; "the devising of plans"; "the fashioning of pots and pans"; "the making of measurements"; "it was already in the making"
  5. the act of leaving real property in a will; such a will, or a clause in such a will; the real property left in such a will; To use one's intellect to plan or design (something); To leave (property) in a will
  6. (devising) the act of creating a plan or some object, especially a will
  7. (Devises) Dagger, Key, and Saber
  8. A legal term referring to real estate which passes through a will.
  9. Land is conveyed to a land trust upon the death of the landowner through the landowner's will. No income tax benefits but estate tax benefits remain.
  10. When used as a noun, means a testamentary disposition of real or personal property and, when used as a verb, means to dispose of real or personal property by a will. The term includes "gift," "give," "bequeath," bequest," and "legacy."
  11. To leave real estate to a person in a will
  12. Real Property e.g. land, buildings passing under a will.
  13. English statute of 1290 that abolished subinfudation
  14. A gift or disposal of real property by last will and testament.
  15. Traditionally, this is the legal term for a gift of land or real estate disposed in a will or Trust. Today, some jurisdictions use the term devise for a gift of any kind of asset, regardless of its distinction as real estate or personal property.
  16. Transferring title to real property by means of a will.
  17. A gift of real estate by will or last testament.
  18. The act of leaving a piece of land to another person in a will.
  19. A transfer of real property under a will. The donor is the devisor, and the recipient is the devisee.
  20. To leave, by will, land as distinct from personal property. ‘Bequeath’ is used for the latter.
  21. Gift of real or immovable property such as land, houses or flats in a Will
  22. A transfer of real property to a beneficiary under the terms of a decedent's will. For income tax purposes, the term is used mainly in connection with determining the basis of property so acquired. ...
  23. A gift made by a will or a trust. A devise is made to a beneficiary under the terms of the will or trust.
  24. A term in a will. The term looks like a grant, but different rules apply.
  25. Gift of house or land.