An act of jugglery or sleight of hand; also, an illusion of the kind created by legerdemain
A plot is defined as a secret plan to achieve something illegal or evil.
The fact or state of being deceived.
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
(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 clever or resourceful device, plan, etc.
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 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stratagem, like: trick, plot, ploy, deception, scheme, method, angle, artfulness, artifice, chicanery and device.