An act of jugglery or sleight of hand; also, an illusion of the kind created by legerdemain
The fact or state of being deceived.
A plot is defined as a secret plan to achieve something illegal or evil.
An outline or diagram showing different parts or elements of an object or system
The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
A tricky method for achieving a purpose
A trick used in evading or cheating
(Bridge) An attempt to take a trick with a lower card while holding a higher card not in sequence with it, made in the hope that the intervening card is in the hand of the opponent who has already played
An attention-getting device or feature, typically superficial, designed to promote the success of a product, campaign, etc.
The practice of or involvement in such schemes:
The definition of machination is a carefully crafted scheme or plot, usually to achieve some sinister goal.
A series of aircraft movements executed by the pilot according to a specific pattern, as a roll, a loop, etc.
A personal point of view or opinion:
A detail or branch of tactics
A deceptive action calculated to divert attention from one's real purpose.
The definition of a jig is an energetic folk dance, or a template used with a saw for woodworking.
A deceptive stratagem or device:
The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
Means is defined as the way to do something.
An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end
(Chess) An opening in which a pawn or other piece is sacrificed to get an advantage in position
Something contrived, as a mechanical device or a clever plan.
Find another word for stratagem. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stratagem, like: trick, deception, plot, scheme, method, angle, artfulness, artifice, chicanery, device and dodge.