A secret love affair
Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
A stratagem, trick, or artifice
A secret or devious plan; a plot:
A secret plan to accomplish a hostile or illegal purpose; a scheme.
The definition of a conspiracy is a secret plan to do something, or is the action of creating a secret plot.
A secret scheme or plot.
An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
A particular plan or method:
A personal habit or mannerism
Find another word for machinations. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for machinations, like: intrigues, maneuvers, ruses, schemes, plots, conspiracies, cabals, plans, designs, contrivances and tricks.