To use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving
To form a strategy for
To give (property) to another person after one's death
I prefer to use this app because it allows me to devise my own music playlists.
Great efforts have been made to devise cottonpicking machines, but, as yet, complete success has not been attained.
The purpose of this meeting is to devise a strategy for our company to pay off its debt.
The engineers' newest project is to devise a more efficient water filtration system.