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English verb: machinate

1. machinate (creation) arrange by systematic planning and united effort


SamplesMachinate a plot.
Organize a strike.
Devise a plan to take over the director's office.


Synonymsdevise, get up, organise, organize, prepare


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)initiate, pioneer


Narrower (hyponym)embattle, lay, mount, put on, sandwich, set up, spatchcock

2. machinate (cognition) engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together


SamplesThey conspired to overthrow the government.


Synonymscabal, complot, conjure, conspire


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)plot


Narrower (hyponym)coconspire









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