Devise and Prepare


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Devise verb – Arrange by systematic planning and united effort.
Usage example: devise a plan to take over the director's office

Prepare is a synonym for devise in conceive topic. In some cases you can use "Prepare" instead a verb "Devise", when it comes to topics like arrange, develop. popular alternative
Nearby Words: devised, devising, deviser, devisee, devisor
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Prepare verb – To put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form.
Usage example: the CEO asked his assistant to prepare a statement for the press

Devise is a synonym for prepare in arrange topic. You can use "Devise" instead a verb "Prepare", if it concerns topics such as develop, make ready. popular alternative
Nearby Words: prepared, preparation, prep, preparing, preparedness
Synonyms for Prepare

Common collocations

people devise people prepare people
society devise society prepare society
way devise way prepare way
spell devise spell prepare spell
Other nouns: plan, strategy, weapon, countermeasures, traps.
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