Synonyms of 'contrivance'

approach, Art, artifice, beginning, blind, chicanery, color, conspiracy, coup, craft, design, development, device, dodge, expedient, fakement, feint, fetch, gambit, game, gimmick, go-between, grift, intrigue, jugglery, knavery, line, maneuver, medium, method, move, plan, plot, ploy, racket, red herring, rigging, ruse, schematism, scheme, scheming, shift, sleight, step, stratagem, strategy, subterfuge, tactic, tool, trick, trickery, way, wile, background, authorship, attack, atmosphere, arrangement, argument, architecture, architectonics, appliance, apparatus, answer, Angle, ancilla, anagnorisis, agent, action, working hypothesis, vehicle, utensil, underplot, twist, trump, Toy, topic, tone, theme, tactics, system, switch, structure, stroke, Story, stopgap, stooge, solution, slave, slant, shake-up, setup, servant, schema, schedule, resource, resort, recognition, puppet, program, procedure, plaything, pis aller, peripeteia, pawn, organization, organ, movement, motif, mood, mintage, minion, midwife, methodology, mediator, mechanism, measure, means, mapping, makeshift, machination, local color, lineup, lever, layout, jury-rig, invention, intermediate, intermediary, intention, instrument, incident, improvisation, implement, idea, hatching, handmaid, ground plan, gizmo, gimcrack, generation, gadget, frame-up, forethought, foresight, finesse, fabrication, fable, episode, Enterprise, engineering, effort, dupe, dummy, disposition, denouement, deceit, creature, creation, covin, counterplot, countermove, contraption, continuity, connivance, confederacy, concoction, conception, complot, complicity, complication, collusion, coinage, characterization, catastrophe, calculation, cabal, brainchild, blueprint