Student Thesaurus

One entry found for device.
Entry Word: device
Function: noun
Text: 1 a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end <used every device and stratagem he knew to prevent their marriage> -- see TRICK 1
2 an article intended for use in work <the salesclerk tried to sell me a new device for grooming cats> -- see IMPLEMENT
3 devices plural
a habitual attraction to some activity or thing <left to her own devices she'd eat at a fast-food restaurant every night of the week> -- see INCLINATION 1