Definition of Contrive in English :
Define Contrive in English
Contrive meaning in English
Meaning of Contrive in English
Pronunciation of Contrive in English
Contrive pronunciation in English
Pronounce Contrive in Englishsee synonyms of contrive
make or work out a plan for; devise
Example Sentences:'They contrived to murder their boss''design a new sales strategy''plan an attack'
come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
Example Sentences:'excogitate a way to measure the speed of light'
put or send forth
Example Sentences:'She threw the flashlight beam into the corner''The setting sun threw long shadows''cast a spell''cast a warm light'
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