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de·vise

 (dĭ-vīz′)
tr.v. de·vised, de·vis·ing, de·vis·es
1. To form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive: devised a new system for handling mail orders.
2. Law To transmit or give (real property) by will.
3. Archaic To suppose; imagine.
n. Law
1.
a. The act of transmitting or giving real property by will.
b. The property or lands so transmitted or given.
2. A will or clause in a will transmitting or giving real property.

[Middle English devisen, from Old French deviser, from Vulgar Latin *dēvīsāre, from Latin *dīvīsāre, frequentative of dīvidere, to divide; see divide.]

de·vis′a·ble adj.
de·vis′er n.

devisable

(dɪˈvaɪzəbəl)
adj
1. (Law) law (of property, esp realty) capable of being transferred by will
2. able to be invented, contrived, or devised
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45) Ultimately, if two or more parties are determined to be joint authors of a work, they will receive an equal interest in the work that is both inheritable and devisable.
The Minister said increase in GST on petroleum products and changes in other taxes is imperative to meet various needs including release of funds to the provinces from devisable pool.
The minister added that the increase in GST on petroleum products and a change in other taxes was imperative to meet various needs including release of funds to the provinces from the devisable pool.
He says he used to think his own lucky number was seven until his album co-producer and engineer John McBride came up with a theory that anything devisable by three was lucky.