contrive translate English to German: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "contrive" - English-German dictionary


verb /kənˈtraiv/
to manage (to do something)
He contrived to remove the money from her bag.
to make in a clever way
ersinnen, entwerfen
He contrived a tent from an old sack.
contrivance noun the act of contriving.
die Findigkeit
something contrived (especially something mechanical)
die Vorrichtung
a contrivance for making the door open automatically.
(Definition of contrive from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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