- capable of being devised, invented, or contrived.
- Law. capable of being transferred.
Origin of devisable
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Examples from the Web for devisable
More, he even proceeded to blows and other practical brutality of a sort only devisable by a mean and ugly nature.Chronicles of Martin Hewitt
It is impossible to conceive that any devisable set of conditions would in the end have served Poe better.A History of American Literature
Percy H. Boynton
True liberty is not to be virtually secured by any framework of rules and limitations, devisable only by statecraft.Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862
When once any soul is truly enlightened, it cannot but put forth every devisable effort to compel the attention of others.The Authoritative Life of General William Booth
George Scott Railton
- law (of property, esp realty) capable of being transferred by will
- able to be invented, contrived, or devised
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