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To think up; devise or fabricate in the mind
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  1. To think up; devise or fabricate in the mind
  2. To think out or produce (a new device, process, etc.); originate, as by experiment; devise for the first time
  3. To produce or contrive (something previously unknown) by the use of ingenuity or imagination.
To contrive something using skill or ingenuity
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  1. To contrive something using skill or ingenuity
  2. To prepare something by mixing various ingredients, especially to prepare food for cooking
  3. To devise, using skill and intelligence; contrive:
To think up; devise; scheme; plan
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  1. To think up; devise; scheme; plan
  2. To bring about, as by scheming; manage:
  3. To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot.
To have an imaginative, unusual or foolish idea, to invent something unreal.
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To make up (a story, reason, lie, etc.); invent
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  1. To make up (a story, reason, lie, etc.); invent
  2. To construct by combining or assembling diverse, typically standardized parts:
  3. To concoct in order to deceive:
To express (a theory, plan, etc.) in a systematic way
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  1. To express (a theory, plan, etc.) in a systematic way
  2. To work out or form in one's mind; devise, develop, contrive, etc.
  3. To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
To devise or originate, especially in secret:
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  1. To devise or originate, especially in secret:
  2. To bring (a plan, idea, etc.) into existence; esp., to plan in a secret or underhanded way; plot
  3. To emerge from or break out of an egg.
(Idiomatic) To create in one's mind; to invent.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To create in one's mind; to invent.
To make a blueprint for.
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  1. To make a blueprint for.
  2. To make a detailed operational plan for.
  3. To lay a plan for.
To choose actors for (a play, for example).
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  1. To choose actors for (a play, for example).
  2. To form (molten metal, plastic, etc.) into a particular shape by pouring or pressing into a mold
  3. To deliberate; plan
To be ranked on a chart of best-selling items:
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  1. To be ranked on a chart of best-selling items:
  2. To plot (a course) on, or by reference to, a chart or charts
  3. To plan (a course of action)
To cause to begin life
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  1. To cause to begin life
  2. To cause an offspring to begin life
  3. To begin or originate in a specific way:
To plan with evil intent; scheme:
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  1. To plan with evil intent; scheme:
  2. To project, cast, or set forth, as in a projection of light.
  3. To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot.
To plan and carry out, esp. by artistic arrangement or in a skillful way
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  1. To plan and carry out, esp. by artistic arrangement or in a skillful way
  2. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
  3. To plan to do; purpose; intend
To work out or form in one's mind; devise, develop, contrive, etc.
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  1. To work out or form in one's mind; devise, develop, contrive, etc.
  2. To reduce to, or express in, a formula; to put in a clear and definite form of statement or expression.
  3. To express (a theory, plan, etc.) in a systematic way
To prearrange (a contest) so as to ensure a desired fraudulent outcome; fix:
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  1. To prearrange (a contest) so as to ensure a desired fraudulent outcome; fix:
  2. To shape, fashion, or form, usually according to a pattern; design
  3. To conceive or design:
Simple past tense of lie, when pertaining to position.
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  1. Simple past tense of lie, when pertaining to position.
  2. To work out; devise
  3. To put or set in order or readiness for use:
To devise a scheme for doing, making, or arranging
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  1. To devise a scheme for doing, making, or arranging
  2. To have as a specific aim or purpose; intend:
  3. To formulate a scheme or program for the accomplishment, enactment, or attainment of:
To be effective in the projection of one's voice, ideas, etc.
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  1. To be effective in the projection of one's voice, ideas, etc.
  2. To send out into space; cast:
  3. To propose (an act or plan of action)
To make plans, especially secret or devious ones.
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  1. To make plans, especially secret or devious ones.
  2. To plan in a deceitful way; plot
  3. To contrive a plan or scheme for; plot:
To formulate a strategy.
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  1. To formulate a strategy.
  2. To determine strategies; plan.
  3. To plan a strategy for (a business or financial venture, for example).
  1. To smooth.
  2. (Intransitive) Used other than as an idiom: see work,"Ž out.
  3. (With object after out) To calculate.
To give or deposit, as for use or information, upon one's departure or in one's absence:
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  1. To give or deposit, as for use or information, upon one's departure or in one's absence:
  2. To abandon or forsake:
  3. To set out or depart; go:
To induce or try to induce by sheer force of will:
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  1. To induce or try to induce by sheer force of will:
  2. To wish; desire:
  3. Used to express determination, compulsion, or obligation
To pass (something) on to another; hand down:
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  1. To pass (something) on to another; hand down:
  2. (Law) To give or leave by will; to give by testament.
  3. (Law) To leave or give (personal property) by will.
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