Definitions of "devise"
  1. The act of transferring property through a legal will
  2. A gift or allotment of an estate, given by the testator of a will
  3. A specific regulation in a will that outlines the allocation of real estate or property
  4. The distribution and disposition of estate or wealth according to a will
How to use "devise" in a sentence
  1. In her will, my grandmother decided to devise the family home to me.
  2. The devise of the diamond necklace in his will was a surprise for the whole family.
  3. The legal document presented a detailed scheme on how to devise his properties amongst his heirs.

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