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Meaning of "contriver" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRIVER

contriver  [kənˈtraɪvə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRIVER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contriver is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONTRIVER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contriver in the English dictionary

The definition of contriver in the dictionary is someone who contrives something.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTRIVER


arriver
əˈraɪvə
cabdriver
ˈkæbˌdraɪvə
conjunctiva
ˌkɒndʒʌŋkˈtaɪvə
conniver
kəˈnaɪvə
diver
ˈdaɪvə
driver
ˈdraɪvə
fiver
ˈfaɪvə
Godiva
ɡəˈdaɪvə
hiver
ˈhaɪvə
owner-driver
ˈəʊnəˈdraɪvə
reviver
rɪˈvaɪvə
Saiva
ˈsaɪvə
saliva
səˈlaɪvə
screwdriver
ˈskruːˌdraɪvə
shriver
ˈʃraɪvə
skiver
ˈskaɪvə
skydiver
ˈskaɪdaɪvə
striver
ˈstraɪvə
survivor
səˈvaɪvə
thriver
ˈθraɪvə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRIVER

contributive
contributively
contributiveness
contributor
contributories
contributory
contributory negligence
contrist
contristation
contrite
contritely
contriteness
contrition
contriturate
contrivable
contrivance
contrive
contrived
contrivement
control

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRIVER

ambulance driver
coach driver
deliver
drunk driver
head of the river
hit-and-run driver
learner driver
pile-driver
race car driver
racing driver
rally driver
reckless driver
river
slave driver
slave-driver
Sunday driver
taxi driver
the river
tractor driver
truck driver
woman driver

Synonyms and antonyms of contriver in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contriver» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTRIVER

Find out the translation of contriver to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contriver from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contriver» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

发明者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contriver
570 millions of speakers

English

contriver
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आविष्कारक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المستنبط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выдумщик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contriver
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উদ্ভাবক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contriver
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Contriver
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

contriver
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

考案者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

contriver
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Contriver
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người bày ra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

contriver
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कन्व्हरिव्हर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

contriver
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contriver
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

contriver
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вигадник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

inventator
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επινοητής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

intrigant
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

contriver
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

contriver
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contriver

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRIVER»

The term «contriver» is normally little used and occupies the 122.450 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRIVER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «contriver» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «contriver» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contriver

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRIVER»

Discover the use of contriver in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contriver and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Report of a public discussion carried on by Henry Townley ...
By " supernatural contrivance," I mean a contrivance beyond the power of any human being, or of any other being in nature, to produce. By " supernatural contriver," I mean — in harmony with the remarks which I previously made — a Being as ...
Henry Townley, George Jacob Holyoake, 1852
2
Islamic Patent and Trademark Law Handbook
It shall be permissible for the contriver to grant the third party a license for utilizing the protected variety pursuant to a written contract that shall be registered at the registrar Article 21 A. Acting on submissions made by the Registrar, the minister ...
Ibp Usa, USA International Business Publications, 2007
3
Natural theology
That other machine may, in like manner, have proceeded from a former machine: nor does that alter the case; contrivance must have had a contriver. That former one from one preceding it: no alteration still; a contriver is still necessary.
William Paley, James Paxton, John Ware, 1841
4
Half-hours with Freethinkers
If you apply the same principle, it involves that which renders the argument utterly useless, because a contriver is insinuated in the beginning to account for contrivance — so we want a contriver to account for that contriver in the end. If design ...
John Watts, Charles Bradleigh, 1865
5
Rationale Of Judicial Evidence, Specially Applied To English ...
The contriver of the fraud utters the statement or narration in the hearing of the assistant: so long as the contriver lives, the assistant is silent; for such silence is what (as above) the nature of the fraud requires: the contriver dead, then, for the ...
6
The Works
The contriver of the fraud utters the statement or narration in the hearing of the assistant : so long as the contriver lives, the assistant is silent ; for such silence is what (as above) the nature of the fraud requires : the contriver dead, then, for the  ...
Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring, 1843
7
The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Now First Collected
The contriver of the fraud utters the statement or narration in the hearing of the assistant : so long as the contriver lives, the assistant is silent; for such silence is what (m above) the nature of the fraud requires: the contriver dead, then, for the ...
Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring, 1840
8
Works
The contriver of the fraud utters the statement or narration in the hearing of the assistant : so long as the contriver lives, the assistant is silent ; for such silence is what (as above) the nature of the fraud requires : the contriver dead, then, for the  ...
Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring, Jeremy Bentham, 1843
9
The Friendly Rivals Or Love the Best Contriver: A Comedy (1752)
Due to the very old age and scarcity of this book, many of the pages may be hard to read due to the blurring of the original text.
M. Mechell Publisher, 2010
10
The Republican
Suppose the necessity of an intelligent contriver for all existing identities. By identities, I mean all fixed matter, that may be seen and handled. What is the consequence? Mr. Sumner, at page 273, and every ignorant man with him, says: “ Every ...
Richard Carlile, 1824

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTRIVER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contriver is used in the context of the following news items.
1
L.A.'s Walt Disney of Shopping: Rick Caruso on Expansion Plans …
... of $168,000, inspires Norman Rockwell fever dreams in Caruso, a master contriver of nostalgia who lights up as he strides through the area, ... «Hollywood Reporter, May 15»
2
Rock bottom and back: the rough-edged career of Robert Wyatt
... and interviews with musicians from Brian Eno to Björk – celebrates him as a maverick songwriter and contriver of strange, lo-fi soundscapes. «New Statesman, Nov 14»
3
Qadri: The contriver
IBNE SALEEM - Tahir-ul-Qadri, according to his revised “revolutionary” plan, has decided to imitate Imran Khan and display his public support ... «The Nation, Oct 14»
4
NRM now boasts of new historicals, says Mulongo
Amama is a very cautious and shrewd-contriver who always acts as a smooth operator. So, I don't think that he will take that kind of action of ... «The Observer, Oct 14»
5
To Stitch a Witch
She is the goddess of witchcraft, calling herself "the close contriver of all harms." But the character of Hecate is all too often cut from ... «Wall Street Journal, Oct 13»
6
Theater Review: The Old-Fashioned Emotional Play of The Winslow …
... “begins to emerge as not so much a dramatist as a play contriver who is devoting his skill to arranging scenes that are effective in the theater. «Vulture, Oct 13»
7
Iran, Try Peace or Get War
But it's useful to recall that 10 years ago, Rouhani was a key figure in the Iranian government and a co-contriver of a memo to President Bush ... «Daily Beast, Sep 13»
8
Stones Throw's Peanut Butter Wolf Is the What's-What Ground
Peanut Butter Wolf (Chris Manak) is the Los Angeles–based DJ/producer and mastermind-contriver behind Stones Throw Records. Can you ... «TheStranger.com, Sep 13»
9
THE SECRET SUPPER
Satan, not God, creates humankind: “Then did the contriver of evil devise in his mind to make paradise, and he brought the man and woman ... «Patheos, Jun 13»
10
RAUF AREGBESOLA'S ADMINISTRATION IN THE STATE OF …
... 2010; the illegitimate council “prefects” of Oyinlola years were ousted, like their grand contriver, on Friday, December 17, 2010, via the justice ... «Osun Defender, May 13»

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