Contrivance synonyms

kən-trī'vəns
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(Slang, vulgar) penis
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A device used in an emergency; makeshift; resource
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The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
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Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
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A device or machine for performing a specific task
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A machine or mechanical appliance.
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Any interesting but relatively useless or unnecessary object
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A new device, method, or process developed from study and experimentation:
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The critical and source material, usually including notes and a glossary, that accompanies a scholarly edition of a text.
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(Uncountable) equipment or paraphernalia, especially that used for an athletic endeavor.
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Any article or device used or needed in a given activity; tool, instrument, utensil, etc.
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(Uncountable) The discovering of new things.
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A tool or implement used to do or facilitate work, especially a small precision tool used by a professional:
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(Computing) A piece of software used to develop software or hardware, or to perform low-level operations.
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A system or device for doing work, as an automobile or jackhammer, together with its power source and auxiliary equipment.
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(Archaic) Any means or device
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The definition of convenience is the state of being able to do something easily with little effort and no hindrances.
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(Figuratively, derogatory or ironic) Any object.
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A small hand tool or material-handling implement specialized for specific types of processing such as is used in the kitchen or a laboratory.
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The gear or tackle, other than a yoke, with which a draft animal pulls a vehicle or implement.
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Matter which may be shaped or manipulated, particularly in making something.
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Apparatus; equipment; gear
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The act of equipping or the state of being equipped:
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Anything created; esp., something original created by the imagination; invention, design, etc.
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(Informal) An idea, plan, etc. regarded as produced by a person's own mental labor
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Something that one does not know the name of.
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A thingamajig.
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A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall)
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The definition of a plan is a document, program or diagram that shows how to proceed.
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A design, often with a motto, on a coat of arms; heraldic emblem
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The act of one who contrives.
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A graphic representation, especially a detailed plan for construction or manufacture.
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The act of creating a plan or some object, especially a will
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Any small object or device whose name is not known or is temporarily forgotten
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(Slang) Any gadget or contrivance
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A proposal of something to be done; plan; scheme
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A means or plan of conduct, esp. one followed in an emergency or difficulty; expedient; stratagem
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A program that performs some simple function, such as providing a weather report or stock quote, and can be accessed from a computer desktop, webpage, mobile phone or subscription television service.
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The act of disorganizing; destruction of system.
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A matter that relates to or affects one:
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Anything that tricks or mystifies; deceptive or secret device
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(Informal) An article or a device, the name of which eludes one.
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A thought, notion, or utterance:
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(Often of a car) Brand or kind; often paired with model. syn. transl.
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An act of devising.
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Alternative spelling of gizmo.
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Alternative spelling of lash-up.
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A cunning or deceitful act intended to evade something or trick someone:
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Find another word for contrivance. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contrivance, like: scheme, dingus, expedient, stratagem, artifice, appliance, mechanism, gadget, invention, apparatus and gear.