Meaning of DEVICE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪvaɪs ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A device is an object that has been invented for a particular purpose, for example for recording or measuring something.
...an electronic device that protects your vehicle 24 hours a day.
N-COUNT : usu with supp
A device is a method of achieving something.
They claim that military spending is used as a device for managing the economy.
If you leave someone to their own devices , you leave them alone to do as they wish.
Left to his own devices, Osborn is a fluent–and often original–guitarist.
PHRASE : V inflects
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006