Definition of Machinate in English :

Define Machinate in English

Machinate meaning in English

Meaning of Machinate in English

Pronunciation of Machinate in English

Machinate pronunciation in English

Pronounce Machinate in English


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1. devise, get up, machinate, organise, organize, prepare

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

Example Sentences:
'machinate a plot'
'organize a strike'
'devise a plan to take over the director's office'

2. cabal, complot, conjure, conspire, machinate

engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

Example Sentences:
'They conspired to overthrow the government'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of machinate
(usually tr)
to contrive, plan, or devise (schemes, plots, etc)

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see synonyms of machinate
verb intransitive, verb transitiveWord forms: ˈmachiˌnated or ˈmachiˌnating
to devise, plan, or plot artfully, esp. with evil intent

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see synonyms of machinate
v. mach·i·nat·ed, mach·i·nat·ing, mach·i·nates
To devise (a scheme or plot).
To scheme or plot.

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