Mach"i*nate (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Machinated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Machinating (?).] [L. machinatus, p. p. of machinari to devise, plot. See Machine.]

To plan; to contrive; esp., to form a scheme with the purpose of doing harm; to contrive artfully; to plot.

"How long will you machinate!"



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Mach"i*nate (?), v. t.

To contrive, as a plot; to plot; as, to machinate evil.


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