- an inclination or desire; used in the plural in the phrase `left to your own devices'
"eventually the family left the house to the devices of this malevolent force"
"the children were left to their own devices"
- All these devices are unreliable.
- He likes to take electric devices apart.
- Man, too, has been given protective devices against extreme temperatures.
- These devices are distinguished by particularly high-quality workmanship.
- On my desk there are many electronic devices.
- All that's required is one injection and some electronic devices.
- Her kitchen is equipped with labor-saving devices.
- This app will let you sync your photos and music between all your devices.
- If you have any opinions concerning traffic calming devices (humps, curb extensions, etc.) please write them.
- I intend to explore the current trends in the evolution of mass communication devices.
- If left to his own devices, he would never go to school.
- When left to my own devices, I tend to daydream and get lost in a series of tangential thought patterns.
- Most of, if not all, electronic and mechanical devices on airplanes are redundant in order to prevent failures.
- Written words, carrier pigeons, the telegraph, and many other devices carried ideas faster and faster from man to man.
- Instead of interacting with each other, each of the family members turned their attention to their mobile devices, engrossing themselves in their own entertainments.