de·vis·a·ble || dɪ'vaɪzəbl adj. may be devised, inventable; may be transferred from one owner to another via a will (i.e. property)

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  • Devisable — De*vis a*ble, a. [From {Devise}.] 1. Capable of being devised, invented, or contrived. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being bequeathed, or given by will. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • devisable — index assignable, heritable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • devisable —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷zəbəl adjective Etymology: Anglo French, from Old French deviser to distribute, divide, regulate + able 1. : capable of being devised or bequeathed lands, tenements and hereditaments, be not devisable by testament Act 27 Henry VIII …   Useful english dictionary

  • devisable — adjective see devise I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • devisable — /di vuy zeuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being devised, invented, or contrived. 2. Law. capable of being transferred. [1250 1300; ME < AF: assignable by will, OF: that which may be divided, equiv. to devis(er) (see DEVISE) + able ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • devisable — adjective That can be devised …   Wiktionary

  • devisable — de·vis·able …   English syllables

  • devisable — /dəˈvaɪzəbəl/ (say duh vuyzuhbuhl) adjective 1. capable of being invented or contrived. 2. capable of being bequeathed or assigned by will …  

  • devisable — Capable of being devised …   Black's law dictionary

  • devisable — Capable of being devised …   Black's law dictionary

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