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Engineer synonyms
ĕn'jə-nîr'
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A person in the business of constructing buildings
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  1. A person in the business of constructing buildings
  2. One that builds, especially a person who contracts for and supervises the construction of a building.
  3. A person who builds or constructs things.
A person occupied with surveying -- the process of determining positions on the earth's surface.
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  1. A person occupied with surveying -- the process of determining positions on the earth's surface.
  2. A person who surveys, esp. one whose work is surveying land
A person who designs, as profession.
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  1. A person who designs, as profession.
  2. One that produces designs:
One who plans.
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  1. One who plans.
  2. A thing that aids in planning, specif. a small calendar, typically in the form of a booklet, with space at each date for listing appointments and activities
A person who invents; esp., one who devises a new contrivance, method, etc.
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  1. A person who invents; esp., one who devises a new contrivance, method, etc.
One whose occupation requires training in a specific technical process:
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  1. One whose occupation requires training in a specific technical process:
  2. A person who studies, professes or practices technology.
  3. A person providing technological or technical assistance or support
(Informal) A person who works on the technical side of events.
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  1. (Informal) A person who works on the technical side of events.
  2. One who studies or is highly interested or proficient in a technical field, especially electronics.
  3. A person with training or expertise in a technology, esp. computer technology
A person who drives
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  1. A person who drives
  2. (--- Golf) A with little loft, used in hitting a ball from the tee
  3. A tool, such as a screwdriver or hammer, that is used for imparting forceful pressure on another object.
One who drives an electrically powered streetcar, locomotive, or subway train.
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  1. One who drives an electrically powered streetcar, locomotive, or subway train.
  2. (Dated) A man who controls a motor.
  3. A person who operates a motor vehicle.
One who operates, inspects, or repairs brakes, especially a railroad employee who assists the conductor and checks on the operation of a train's brakes.
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  1. One who operates, inspects, or repairs brakes, especially a railroad employee who assists the conductor and checks on the operation of a train's brakes.
  2. (US) A railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes, couplings etc
  3. A person who pulls the brake lever in the sport of bobsleigh
A mechanical device that stokes a furnace
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  1. A mechanical device that stokes a furnace
  2. One who is employed to feed fuel to and tend a furnace, as on a steam locomotive or a steamship.
  3. A person who tends a furnace, specif. of a steam boiler, as formerly on a ship or locomotive
A man who tends fires; a stoker.
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  1. A man who tends fires; a stoker.
  2. A person who tends a fire in a furnace or boiler
  3. (U.S. Navy) An enlisted person ranking below a petty officer third class, whose general duties are concerned with ships' engines, boilers, etc.
A man who operates or manages an engine
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To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
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  1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
  2. To supervise the performance of:
  3. In a direct manner; directly
To oversee and manage; supervise.
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  1. To oversee and manage; supervise.
  2. To act as superintendent of; direct; supervise; manage
To be the mastermind of (a project)
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  1. To be the mastermind of (a project)
  2. To direct, plan, or supervise (a project or activity).
(Intransitive, card games) To play (a card) as a finesse (see noun sense above).
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  1. (Intransitive, card games) To play (a card) as a finesse (see noun sense above).
  2. To evade or bypass (a problem, issue, etc.)
  3. To accomplish by the use of finesse.
To insinuate (oneself) into a situation, conversation, etc.
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  1. To insinuate (oneself) into a situation, conversation, etc.
  2. To move in a manner suggestive of a worm.
  3. Any of various invertebrate animals having a soft, long body that is round or flattened and usually lacks limbs. The term worm is used variously to refer to the segmented worms (or annelids, such as the earthworm), roundworms (or nematodes), flatworms (or platyhelminths), and various other groups.
(Informal) To get, arrange, or maneuver by cleverness, persuasion, etc., or esp. by craftiness, trickery, etc.
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  1. (Informal) To get, arrange, or maneuver by cleverness, persuasion, etc., or esp. by craftiness, trickery, etc.
  2. To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
  3. (Intransitive) To cheat or swindle; to use crafty, deceitful methods. (often with "out of" preceding the object)
To extricate oneself by subtle or indirect means, as from difficulty; wriggle:
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  1. To extricate oneself by subtle or indirect means, as from difficulty; wriggle:
  2. To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
  3. To manipulate or change (statistics, accounts, etc.) for a selfish or dishonest purpose; falsify; juggle
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