Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun engineer

2 senses of engineer

Sense 1
engineer, applied scientist, technologist -- (a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
engineer, locomotive engineer, railroad engineer, engine driver -- (the operator of a railway locomotive)
       => operator, manipulator -- (an agent that operates some apparatus or machine; "the operator of the switchboard")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb engineer

2 senses of engineer

Sense 1
engineer -- (design as an engineer; "He engineered the water supply project")
       => design, plan -- (make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum")

Sense 2
mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrate -- (plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery")
       => plan -- (make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family")

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