Contrive and Project


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Contrive verb – Make or work out a plan for; devise.
Usage example: They contrived to murder their boss

Project is a synonym for contrive in invent topic. In some cases you can use "Project" instead a verb "Contrive", when it comes to topics like plan, bring about, planned. popular alternative
Nearby Words: contrivance, contriving, contriver
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Project verb – To work out the details of (something) in advance.
Usage example: we must project next year's budget now

Contrive is a synonym for project in plan topic. You can use "Contrive" instead a verb "Project", if it concerns topics such as planned. popular alternative
Nearby Words: projection, projected, projecting, projector
Synonyms for Project

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