Meaning of ENGINEER in English
n. & v.
1. a person qualified in a branch of engineering, esp. as a professional.
2 civil engineer.
3 a person who makes or is in charge of engines.
4 US an engine-driver.
5 a person who designs and constructs military works; a soldier trained for this purpose.
6 (foll. by of) a skilful or artful contriver.
1. tr. arrange, contrive, or bring about, esp. artfully.
2 intr. act as an engineer.
3 tr. construct or manage as an engineer.
Etymology: ME f. OF engigneor f. med.L ingeniator -oris f. ingeniare (as ENGINE)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012