Definitions for "Contrive"
To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to invent; to design; to plan.
To make devices; to form designs; to plan; to scheme; to plot.
make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"