Definition of Contrives:
Synonyms of Contrives:
● Dream up
● Cook up
● Make up
● Whip up
● Trump up
Opposite/Antonyms of Contrives:
Sentence/Example of Contrives:
If any one of the parts should be lost or broken, it would require some ability in that country to contrive a substitute.
You generally contrive to make yourself useful to your father in one way or another.
I knew too well that if I took any legal measures, he would contrive to shift the whole burden of lunacy upon me.
The cabin instantly obeyed them, and they having entered it began to consult how they should contrive to live there.
Our great object was, as the reader will naturally suppose, to contrive some way of escape.
Passion can always contrive to clothe itself in beauty, strips itself splendid.
This caused a laugh, for Miss Hazeltine was just now the target for all the teasing her young relatives could contrive.
“I really do not see how you contrive to exist without keeping more in touch with the current events,” said Margaret.
At this interesting function I would always contrive to have some new wonder to unfold.
Now, if I contrive to give him a hint, depend upon it he stops the duel.