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

  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

  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

  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

  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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