Synonyms of device in English:

device


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noun

1‘a device for measuring rapid pressure fluctuations’

SYNONYMS
implement, gadget, utensil, tool, appliance, piece of equipment, apparatus, piece of apparatus, piece of hardware, instrument, machine, mechanism, contrivance, contraption, invention, convenience, amenity, aid
informal gizmo, widget, mod con

2‘he found an ingenious legal device to avoid facing prosecution’

SYNONYMS
ploy, plan, cunning plan, tactic, move, means, stratagem, scheme, plot, trick, ruse, gambit, manoeuvre, machination, intrigue, contrivance, expedient, dodge, artifice, subterfuge, game, wile
British informal wheeze
archaic shift

3‘their shields bear the device of the Blazing Sun’

SYNONYMS
emblem, symbol, logo, badge, stamp, trademark, crest, insignia, coat of arms, escutcheon, seal, mark, figure, design, rune, logotype, logogram, monogram, hallmark, tag, motto, token, motif, colophon, ideogram