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  • 1 Contriver — Con*triv er, n. One who contrives, devises, plans, or schemas. Swift. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 contriver — index accomplice, architect, author (originator), coactor, conspirer Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 contriver — contrive ► VERB 1) devise or plan using skill and artifice. 2) manage to do something foolish. DERIVATIVES contrivable adjective contriver noun. ORIGIN Old French controver imagine, invent , from Latin contropare compare …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 contriver — noun see contrive …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 contriver — See contrive. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 contriver — noun A person who contrives; a schemer or planner …

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  • 7 contriver — n. plotter, schemer, one that devises or invents something …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 contriver — con·triv·er …

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  • 9 contriver — noun a person who makes plans • Syn: ↑planner, ↑deviser • Derivationally related forms: ↑devise (for: ↑deviser), ↑contrive, ↑plan ( …

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  • 10 Enginer — En gin*er, n. [See {Engineer}.] A contriver; an inventor; a contriver of engines. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 δραματουργόν — δρᾱματουργόν , δραματουργός contriver masc/fem acc sg δρᾱματουργόν , δραματουργός contriver neut nom/voc/acc sg …

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  • 12 μηχανιῶτα — μηχανιώτης contriver masc voc sg μηχανιώτης contriver masc nom sg (epic) …

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  • 13 Μηχανῆ — Μηχανεύς contriver masc nom/voc/acc dual Μηχανεύς contriver masc acc sg …

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  • 14 Μηχανῆς — Μηχανεύς contriver masc nom pl Μηχανεύς contriver masc nom/voc pl …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 15 μηχανῆς — μηχανεύς contriver masc nom pl μηχανεύς contriver masc nom/voc pl μηχανή contrivance fem gen sg (attic epic ionic) …

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  • 16 Μηχανέων — Μηχανεύς contriver masc gen pl Μηχανέω̆ν , Μηχανεύς contriver masc gen pl …

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  • 17 μηχανέων — μηχανεύς contriver masc gen pl μηχανέω̆ν , μηχανεύς contriver masc gen pl μηχανή contrivance fem gen pl (epic ionic) …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 18 Μηχανέως — Μηχανέω̆ς , Μηχανεύς contriver masc gen sg Μηχανεύς contriver masc nom sg (epic ionic) …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 19 deviser — noun a person who makes plans • Syn: ↑planner, ↑contriver • Derivationally related forms: ↑devise, ↑contrive (for: ↑contriver), ↑plan ( …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 Adoptive father — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …

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