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Verb Concept
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devise  excogitate  contrive  forge  formulate
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Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort WordNet 3.0
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Come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
To use the intellect to plan or design something. OmegaWiki
To use one's intellect to plan or design (something). Wiktionary
To think over something carefully; to consider fully; cogitate. Wiktionary
To think over carefully. Wiktionary (translation)
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Excogitate a way to measure the speed of light WordNet 3.0
To devise an argument; to devise a machine, or a new system of writing. Wiktionary
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