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

6 senses of machine

Sense 1
machine -- (any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Sense 2
machine -- (an efficient person; "the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 3
machine -- (an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently; "the war machine")
       => organization, organisation -- (a group of people who work together)

Sense 4
machine, simple machine -- (a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point)
       => mechanical device -- (mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles)

Sense 5
machine, political machine -- (a group that controls the activities of a political party; "he was endorsed by the Democratic machine")
       => organization, organisation -- (a group of people who work together)

Sense 6
car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar -- (a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work")
       => motor vehicle, automotive vehicle -- (a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails)

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

2 senses of machine

Sense 1
machine -- (turn, shape, mold, or otherwise finish by machinery)
       => shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge -- (make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword")

Sense 2
machine -- (make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars")
       => produce, make, create -- (create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries")

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