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1. device

noun. ['dɪˈvaɪs'] an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose.

Synonyms

  • muffler
  • restorative
  • drive
  • breathing device
  • warmer
  • bubbler
  • valve
  • horn
  • vaporiser
  • safety
  • jig
  • instrumentation
  • release
  • autopilot
  • spear thrower
  • override
  • reflector
  • drop press
  • dental appliance
  • widget
  • alarm
  • synchroflash
  • sensor
  • instrument
  • reinforcement
  • contraceptive device
  • drop forge
  • vaporizer
  • water cooler
  • trap
  • drop hammer
  • power takeoff
  • instrumentality
  • remote control
  • surface
  • constraint
  • automatic pilot
  • moistener
  • prompter
  • washboard
  • pair of tongs
  • ventilator
  • prod
  • breathing apparatus
  • goad
  • corer
  • contrivance
  • doorknocker
  • foil
  • explosive device
  • fumigator
  • strengthener
  • suction cup
  • contraceptive
  • dampener
  • signaling device
  • support
  • toy
  • guard
  • throwing board
  • interrupter
  • fender
  • storage device
  • paper feed
  • stemmer
  • mechanism
  • decoy
  • catapult
  • aspersorium
  • adapter
  • electrical device
  • lifting device
  • appliance
  • electronic device
  • depressor
  • teaser
  • lift
  • asphyxiator
  • sweatbox
  • lure
  • throwing stick
  • take-up
  • pull
  • charger
  • adaptor
  • preventive
  • heater
  • battery charger
  • peeler
  • clip-on
  • converter
  • ignitor
  • elastic device
  • sensing element
  • contraption
  • shredder
  • sounder
  • fan
  • bootjack
  • ignition interlock
  • comb
  • plectron
  • heat exchanger
  • stabilizer
  • exercise device
  • aerofoil
  • scratcher
  • birth control device
  • acoustic device
  • birdfeeder
  • corrective
  • aspergill
  • imprint
  • convenience
  • afterburner
  • feeder
  • noisemaker
  • crusher
  • pacifier
  • groover
  • keyboard
  • cryptograph
  • buffer
  • airfoil
  • detector
  • cutoff
  • igniter
  • knocker
  • safety device
  • extinguisher
  • router
  • control surface
  • damper
  • Kinetoscope
  • nest egg
  • applier
  • pick
  • energizer
  • comforter
  • breathalyser
  • billiard marker
  • breathing machine
  • tilter
  • straightener
  • lighter
  • stabiliser
  • bird feeder
  • conductor
  • key
  • teething ring
  • optical device
  • warning device
  • shooting stick
  • gizmo
  • shoehorn
  • snowshoe
  • diestock
  • interlock
  • preventative
  • plectrum
  • PTO
  • button
  • autocue
  • agglomerator
  • dart thrower
  • gismo
  • robot pilot
  • rapper
  • energiser
  • gas fixture
  • runner
  • restraint
  • tongs
  • stylus
  • light
  • remote
  • launcher
  • baby's dummy
  • indicator
  • filter
  • trigger
  • musical instrument
  • blower
  • convertor
  • holding device
  • machine
  • shoetree
  • fire extinguisher
  • applicator
  • alarm system
  • gadget
  • hydrofoil
  • deflector
  • flare
  • memory device
  • source of illumination
  • magnet
  • bait
  • prophylactic device
  • reset

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • danger
  • natural object
  • clasp

Etymology

  • devis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • divisus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Device

  • overprice
  • misprice
  • reprice
  • precise
  • concise
  • suffice
  • splice
  • matteis
  • excise
  • entice
  • deweiss
  • devise
  • berneice
  • advice
  • twice
  • trice
  • thrice
  • stice
  • spice
  • slice
  • schweiss
  • pryce
  • price
  • preiss
  • kreiss
  • kleiss
  • grice
  • fleiss'
  • fleiss
  • bryce

How do you spell device? Is it divice ?

A common misspelling of device is divice

Example sentences of the word device


1. Noun, singular or mass
Purchase a plastic or metal whistle, air horn or ultrasonic noise device.

Quotes containing the word device


1. A stationary bike is a device that epitomizes the phrase “hurry up and wait.
- Jarod Kintz, $3.33

2. I think it's kinda nice.' And I did. my mom isn't famous for her pies. No, she's famous for defusing a nuclear device in Brussels with only a pair of cuticle scissors and a ponytail holder. Somehow, at the moment, pies seemed cooler.
- Ally Carter, I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You

3. The sense of tragedy - according to Aristotle - comes, ironically enough, not from the protagonist's weak points but from his good qualities. Do you know what I'm getting at? People are drawn deeper into tragedy not by their defects but by their virtues....[But] we accept irony through a device called metaphor. And through that we grow and become deeper human beings.
- Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

2. device

noun. ['dɪˈvaɪs'] any clever maneuver.

Synonyms

  • tactical maneuver
  • twist
  • maneuver
  • tactical manoeuvre
  • trick
  • fast one
  • gimmick
  • mnemonic

Antonyms

  • unhealthful
  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull

Etymology

  • devis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • divisus (Latin)

3. device

noun. ['dɪˈvaɪs'] something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect.

Synonyms

  • style
  • rhetorical device
  • expressive style

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • classify
  • inactivity
  • consciousness

Etymology

  • devis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • divisus (Latin)

4. device

noun. ['dɪˈvaɪs'] an emblematic design (especially in heraldry).

Synonyms

  • emblem

Antonyms

  • hold
  • engage

Etymology

  • devis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • divisus (Latin)

5. device

noun. ['dɪˈvaɪs'] any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery).

Synonyms

  • design
  • figure
  • seal
  • stamp

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell
  • birth
  • block

Etymology

  • devis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • divisus (Latin)
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