improvise definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To invent, write, or do with little or no preparation.
    • to relax and play or sing (music) extemporaneously, particularly by inventing variants on a melody or creating brand new tunes relative to a set development of chords.
    • In order to make or offer from readily available materials: improvised a dinner from what I found in the fridge.
    • To compose, recite, or sing extemporaneously, particularly in verse; to extemporize; in addition, to play upon an instrument, or even work, extemporaneously.
    • to result in, arrange, do, or make, immediately or on quick notice, without previous planning along with no recognized precedent as helpful tips.
    • To invent, or offer, offhand, or in the spur-of-the-moment.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To invent, create, or do one thing extemporaneously.
    • To improvise songs.
    • In order to make do with whatever materials have reached hand.
    • To produce or make extemporaneous compositions, especially in verse or in music, without earlier planning; therefore, to complete such a thing offhand.
  • verb:
    • which will make anything up or invent it together continues on; to continue directed just by imagination, impulse, and guesswork instead of by a careful program.
    • perform without planning
    • control in a makeshift means; do with whatever are at hand
  • others:
    • To compose and recite or sing without premeditation; speak or do extemporaneously, especially verse or songs.
    • doing or perform something in the spur of the moment for a unique event; contrive or produce in an offhand way.
    • To write verses or songs extemporaneously; thus, doing such a thing regarding spur-of-the-moment or in an offhand means.

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