Synonyms of device in English:

device


See definition of device

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