machinate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To create (a plot).
    • To contrive, as a plot; to story.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to take part in plotting.
    • To prepare; to contrive; esp., to create a scheme aided by the intent behind performing harm; to contrive artfully; to land.
  • verb:
    • To devise, with other people, a plot or secret program; to conspire.
    • arrange by organized planning and united energy
    • practice plotting or enter a conspiracy, swear collectively
  • others:
    • To prepare, contrive, or kind, as a plot or plan: since, to machinate mischief.
    • To set plots or schemes.

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