Synonyms for (verb) machinate

Synonyms: conjure, conspire, complot, cabal, machinate

Definition: engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

Usage: They conspired to overthrow the government

Similar words: plot

Definition: plan secretly, usually something illegal

Usage: They plotted the overthrow of the government


Synonyms: get up, devise, machinate, prepare, organise, organize

Definition: arrange by systematic planning and united effort

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

Similar words: initiate, pioneer

Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants