Sentence for device | Use device in a sentence

Device example sentences. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use device in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for device.

  • O beauteous is creation, in fashion and device! (10)
  • Set your serpent wits to find Tortures of a new device: Have him! (10)
  • The lying headline is a favorite device for misleading the reader. (16)
  • This device originated in Germany and has found the most favor from German composers. (3)
  • This was a device, I suppose, to sport with my curiosity, and exercise my talent of guessing. (4)
  • This method was never developed, since the device did not seem applicable to instruments of any considerable size. (3)
  • By this device he put off facing her and himself, for he could no longer refuse to see that he had himself to face. (8)
  • In this device the radiators were made to contain water, but the heat was circulated through the pipes by means of steam. (17)
  • Should he grin and bear it, and by doing nothing show these fellows that he could afford to despise their cowardly device? (8)
  • We score on that flat slate of man, unattractive as it is to hostile observations, and unprotected, the device we choose. (10)
  • There is no, doubt, I think, that this was a device to bring out at first hand the nature of the temptation to which you succumbed. (8)
  • By that simple if wholesale device James Forsyte had secured a certain stability in the lives of his daughter and his grandchildren. (8)
  • Characteristically, he felt that it cost her dear to make use of that little primitive device of common loves; the touch awoke within him only chivalry. (8)
  • Employing a favorite device of political humor, they may select a harmless blank cartridge, a respectable numskull, what is commonly called a perfumer. (16)

Also see sentences for: apparatus, artifice, contrivance, emblem, evasion, expedient, facility.

Definition of device:

  • device, de-vs’, n. that which is devised or designed: contrivance: power of devising: genius: (_her._) the emblem borne upon a shield: a picture of some kind, with a motto illustrative of a man’s life or character, borne by an individual rather than by a family. | adj. device’ful (_spens._), full of devices. (0)

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