Contrive and Hatch


Contrive verb - To create or think of by clever use of the imagination.
Usage example: contrived abstract metal sculptures using old household utensils

Hatch is a synonym for contrive in devise topic. In some cases you can use "Hatch" instead a verb "Contrive", when it comes to topics like invent, make, create, bring about. popular alternative

Nearby Words: contrivance, contriving, contriver


Hatch verb - To cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop.

Contrive is a synonym for hatch in devise topic. You can use "Contrive" instead a verb "Hatch", if it concerns topics such as create, make, plan. popular alternative

Common collocations

plot contrive plot hatch plot
plan contrive plan hatch plan
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