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engineer

en·gi·neer

engineer

 
pronunciation:
en jih nir
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who is trained in the use or design of machines or engines, or in other areas such as electrical or chemical technology.
 
definition 2: one who runs an engine or locomotive.
definition 3: one who directs or manages with skill.
He was the engineer of a big upset in the election.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: engineered, engineering, engineers
definition 1: to plan, construct, or supervise as an engineer.
similar words:
design
definition 2: to make, organize, or manage by skillful craft.
The leader's election was engineered by a foreign power and was not the result of a democratic process.
similar words:
design, manage, maneuver, mastermind
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Word Parts
The word engineer contains the following part:
-eer Latin noun-forming suffix that means one who does or is related to