devised, past participle; devises, 3rd person singular present; devising, present participle; devised, past tense;
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
Leave (real estate) to someone by the terms of a will
(devise) a will disposing of real property
(devise) invent: come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
(devise) organize: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
(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"
(devise) 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
(devising) the act of creating a plan or some object, especially a will
(Devise) 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."
(Devise) Gift of house or land.
(Devise) A gift of real estate by will
(devise) Real property that is left in a will. In states that have adopted the Uniform Probate Code, the term refers to both real and personal property.
(Devise) To leave real estate to a person in a will
(Devise) A gift made by a will or a trust. A devise is made to a beneficiary under the terms of the will or trust.
(Devise) A term in a will. The term looks like a grant, but different rules apply.
(Devise) 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. ...
(Devise) English statute of 1290 that abolished subinfudation
(Devise) 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.
(Devise) Real Property e.g. land, buildings passing under a will.
(Devise) The French term for a badge.
(Devise) To leave, by will, land as distinct from personal property. ‘Bequeath’ is used for the latter.
(Devise) 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.