Contrive - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 26/06/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Contrive.

4 letter answer(s) to contrive

BREW
  1. drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
  2. sit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor; "the tea is brewing"
  3. prepare by brewing; "people have been brewing beer for thousands of years"

6 letter answer(s) to contrive

DEVISE
  1. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
  2. arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
  3. give by will, especially real property
  4. (law) a gift of real property by will
  5. a will disposing of real property

8 letter answer(s) to contrive

ENGINEER
  1. a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
  2. the operator of a railway locomotive
  3. plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
  4. design as an engineer; "He engineered the water supply project"

9 letter answer(s) to contrive

MANOEUVRE
  1. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
  2. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  3. an action aimed at evading an opponent
  4. act in order to achieve a certain goal; "He maneuvered to get the chairmanship"; "She maneuvered herself into the directorship"
  5. a move made to gain a tactical end
  6. a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
  7. a military training exercise
  8. a plan for attaining a particular goal

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