To work out or create (something) by thinking; contrive; plan; invent
Prepare is defined as to make ready, put together or provide with what is needed.
To arrange or prepared for (an activity or event):
To combine or work together for any purpose or toward any effect
To contrive a plan or scheme for; plot:
To scheme or conspire
To plot or scheme secretly or underhandedly
The definition of collude means to secretly work with someone on something illegal or deceitful.
Find another word for machinating. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for machinating, like: devising, preparing, organizing, conjuring, conspiring, scheming, plotting, intriguing, conniving and colluding.