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Synonyms for mastermind
ˈmæs tərˌmaɪnd, ˈmɑ stər-mas·ter·mind

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. originator, conceiver, mastermindnoun

    someone who creates new things

    Synonyms:
    brain, conceiver, genius, originator, brainiac

  2. genius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einsteinverb

    someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

    "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein"

    Synonyms:
    virtuoso, wizard, star, psyche, brainiac, nous, encephalon, champion, superstar, whiz, mavin, flair, wizardry, brainpower, conceiver, learning ability, maven, ace, originator, sensation, genius, mind, mental capacity, mentality, hotshot, wiz, wit, adept, brilliance, brain, head, whizz

  3. 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, engineer, channelize, organise, calculate, unionise, conduct, send, orchestrate, maneuver, guide, machinate, devise

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  1. List of paraphrases for "mastermind":

    plotter, brain, instigator, planner

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Mastermind":

    Genotype, Justin Richardson, Just Jungle, Paolo Cadorin, DJ X-Fly, X-Fly, DJ

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How to use mastermind in a sentence?

  1. Simon Cheng:

    I was suspected of being a mastermind and British proxy to incite and organise the protests in Hong Kong.

  2. Benjamin F Sullivan:

    God is discovered entirely through creation - the brilliance of a sunset, the powerful roar of a waterfall, the symphony of sounds you hear in the heart of the forest, or the vastness of space and its countless stars. God is the mastermind behind all matter - every earth shattering scientific discovery and mystery that is yet to be unraveled was dreamed and enacted by God.

  3. Mateusz Morawiecki:

    This attack which Lukashenko is conducting has its mastermind in Moscow, the mastermind is President Putin.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The USA has wasted more than a billion hundred dollars on bombing innocent people to kill a few terrorists. If I were the president of the USA; I would have showered dollars on the people to eliminate a handful of mastermind terrorists rather than bombing and giving money to bastards who created such monsters. As a result, the world was greener, and people were not hungry even America was ten times rebuilt.

  5. Donald Trump:

    If I had told you eight years ago that America would reverse a great recession, reboot our auto industry, and unleash the longest stretch of job creation in our history… If I had told you that we would open up a new chapter with the Cuban people, shut down Iran’s nuclear weapons program without firing a shot, and take out the mastermind of 9/11… If I had told you that we would win marriage equality, and secure the right to health insurance for another 20 million of our fellow citizens – you might have said our sights were set a little too high.


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