Left to his or her own devices, the ways in which readers imagine fictional worlds made manifest are infinite.
Users “should be allowed to use these devices and services the way they were intended,” Brookman says.
Left to their own devices, they will destroy public education.
late 13c., from Old French devis "division, separation, disposition, wish, desire; coat of arms, emblem; last will," from deviser "to divide, distribute" (see devise). Sense of "method by which something is divided" arose in French and led to modern meaning.
device de·vice (dĭ-vīs')
A contrivance or an invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.