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Detailed Translations for contrive from English to Spanish

contrive:

to contrive verb (contrives, contrived, contriving)

  1. to contrive (invent; devise; make up)
  2. to contrive (plan; set up; devise; plot)

Conjugations for contrive:

present
  1. contrive
  2. contrive
  3. contrives
  4. contrive
  5. contrive
  6. contrive
simple past
  1. contrived
  2. contrived
  3. contrived
  4. contrived
  5. contrived
  6. contrived
present perfect
  1. have contrived
  2. have contrived
  3. has contrived
  4. have contrived
  5. have contrived
  6. have contrived
past continuous
  1. was contriving
  2. were contriving
  3. was contriving
  4. were contriving
  5. were contriving
  6. were contriving
future
  1. shall contrive
  2. will contrive
  3. will contrive
  4. shall contrive
  5. will contrive
  6. will contrive
continuous present
  1. am contriving
  2. are contriving
  3. is contriving
  4. are contriving
  5. are contriving
  6. are contriving
subjunctive
  1. be contrived
  2. be contrived
  3. be contrived
  4. be contrived
  5. be contrived
  6. be contrived
diverse
  1. contrive!
  2. let's contrive!
  3. contrived
  4. contriving
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for contrive:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
apretar pinching off; screwing down; screwing home; screwing tighter
fantasear dishing up; invent
inventar dishing up; invent
pensar contriving; musing; thinking
planear gliding
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
apretar contrive; devise; invent; make up bind tightly; clench; compress; dent; fasten; go short; impress; pack; pinch; pinch off; press; press together; push in; screw; span; squeeze; stuff; tighten; wedge
compendiar contrive; devise; invent; make up condense; recapitulate; shorten
comprimir contrive; devise; invent; make up besiege; besieged; besieges; compress; comprise; confine; contract; cover; dam; embank; encapsulate; enclose; envelope; evnvelope; include; limit; pack; press in; press together; restrict; surround; wrap up
concentrarse contrive; devise; invent; make up compress; pack; press together
condensarse contrive; devise; invent; make up condense
divagar contrive; devise; invent; make up hasten; hurry; hurry up; rush; stress; urge on
estrujar contrive; devise; invent; make up clasp; clutch; compress; crumple; crush; dash; grasp; grip; pack; press together; pulverise; pulverize; ripple; rub fine; rumple; seize; shatter; smash; squeeze; wrinkle
fantasear contrive; devise; invent; make up contemplate; meditate on; muse on; ponder on; reflect on
idear contrive; devise; invent; make up contemplate; meditate on; muse on; ponder on; reflect on
imaginar contrive; devise; invent; make up
inventar contrive; devise; invent; make up do as if; feign; invent; pretend; sham; stage
pensar contrive; devise; invent; make up be in sympathy with; brood; cogitate; conceive; consider; contemplate; feel; feel empathy for; imagine; intend; meditate on; muse; muse on; ponder; ponder on; reflect; reflect on; regard; sympathise; sympathize; think; think along; think it over; think out; wonder
planear contrive; devise; invent; make up; plan; plot; set up classify; glide; plane
planificar contrive; devise; plan; plot; set up
programar contrive; devise; plan; plot; set up program; programme; schedule
- cast; design; devise; excogitate; forge; formulate; invent; plan; project; throw

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Related Definitions for "contrive":

  1. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort1
  2. put or send forth1
  3. make or work out a plan for; devise1
    • They contrived to murder their boss1

Wiktionary Translations for contrive:


Cross Translation:
FromToVia
contrive enredar; maquinar; guisar; guisarse; intrigar; urdir; tramar bekokstoven — op listige wijze weten te regelen



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