Associations to the word «Machinate»

Noun

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Wiktionary

MACHINATE, verb. (transitive or intransitive) To devise a plot or secret plan; to conspire.

Dictionary definition

MACHINATE, verb. Arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office".
MACHINATE, verb. Engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government".

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