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Synonyms for engineer
ˌɛn dʒəˈnɪəren·gi·neer

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  1. engineer, applied scientist, technologistnoun

    a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems

    Synonyms:
    railroad engineer, technologist, applied scientist, engine driver, locomotive engineer

  2. engineer, locomotive engineer, railroad engineer, engine driververb

    the operator of a railway locomotive

    Synonyms:
    railroad engineer, technologist, applied scientist, engine driver, locomotive engineer

  3. engineerverb

    design as an engineer

    "He engineered the water supply project"

    Synonyms:
    organise, orchestrate, organize, direct, mastermind

  4. mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrateverb

    plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

    "he masterminded the robbery"

    Synonyms:
    coordinate, place, prepare, head, target, lead, get up, organize, take, unionize, point, aim, channelise, form, take aim, train, steer, manoeuver, address, manoeuvre, direct, channelize, organise, calculate, unionise, conduct, send, orchestrate, maneuver, mastermind, guide, machinate, devise

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How to use engineer in a sentence?

  1. James Garvin:

    You would have to engineer this problem carefully, how would you illuminate the moon as a billboard without landing there?

  2. Claude Arnold:

    That creates great potential for an ISIS fighter to assume a false identity and engineer a refugee claim.

  3. Rachele Didero:

    This was the first time I heard about facial recognition, one of my friends was a computer science engineer, so together we said, ‘This is a problem and maybe we can merge fashion design and computer science to create something you can wear every day to protect your data.’.

  4. Evan Goldberg:

    I'm gonna become a civil engineer. I'm gonna design septic tanks for playgrounds. Little kids can take shits!

  5. Lu Wenjie:

    It is a daunting task to engineer a 'slow bull' market. Either harsh regulation or simple inaction could result in critical consequences, a plausible and sensible solution is to guide excess domestic capital to overseas markets.


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