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Synonyms for mastermind
ˈmæs tərˌmaɪnd, ˈmɑ stər-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. originator, conceiver, mastermind(noun)

    someone who creates new things

    Synonyms:
    brain, conceiver, genius, originator, brainiac

  2. genius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einstein(verb)

    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, orchestrate(verb)

    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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    plotter, brain, instigator, planner

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How to use mastermind in a sentence?

  1. Nicholas Paul Godejohn:

    All the planning she did, every bit of it. She pretty much willed the knife in my hand to commit the deed herself. She is the mastermind behind the entire thing.

  2. Max Abrahms:

    Think tank analysts have often referred to him as a savvy militant group leader, even a mastermind. Thats because he was the leader of the most feared terrorist group in the world.

  3. Heydar Vatankhah:

    Every airline has a mastermind on this.

  4. Mikhail Roslyakov:

    History is repeating itself, it is a traditional situation for us here in Russia. The people who carried out the murder are found and then one of them is declared the mastermind. But the real traces lead elsewhere.

  5. 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.


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