Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Devised by one's self.

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Examples

  • A vital part of the weekend paper for my wife and I is our self-devised celebrity birthday game.

    Good to Meet You: Ian Robinson

  • A vital part of the weekend paper for my wife and I is our self-devised celebrity birthday game.

    Good to Meet You: Ian Robinson

  • Doc next appeared in New York in 1969 at Columbia University handing out $50 bills to students as part of an self-devised economic experiment.

    Tom Teicholz: "DOC" on PBS: The life and fictions of Harold Humes

  • That the film fails to achieve greatness is perhaps inherent to its having to follow up its own self-devised pop culture phenomenon, yet this fact alone makes its successes all the more astonishing.

    The Simpsons Movie (2007): B+

  • That the film fails to achieve greatness is perhaps inherent to its having to follow up its own self-devised pop culture phenomenon, yet this fact alone makes its successes all the more astonishing.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Don't we all understand that high schoolers 'self-devised categories and peer comeuppances, including the petty cruelties Milner deplores, are just tools for the basic project of adolescence, which is a hunt for identity?

    The Kids Are All Right

  • Don't we all understand that high schoolers 'self-devised categories and peer comeuppances, including the petty cruelties Milner deplores, are just tools for the basic project of adolescence, which is a hunt for identity?

    The Kids Are All Right

  • She and I had omitted the new agora from our self-devised itinerary, but Aulus found it easily.

    See Delphi and Die

  • The ways and means which they prescribe and use for the attaining of it, are such as are no way directed by the divine wisdom of Christ in the Scripture; -- such as multiplied confessions to priests, irregular, ridiculous fastings, penances, self-macerations of the body, unlawful vows, self-devised rules of discipline and habits, with the like trinkets innumerable.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • And so will all self-devised ways of mortification end.

    Pneumatologia

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