Meaning of ENGINEER in English


noun one who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an engine driver.

2. engineer ·noun one who carries through an enterprise by skillful or artful contrivance; an efficient manager.

3. engineer ·noun a person skilled in the principles and practice of any branch of engineering. ·see under engineering, ·noun.

4. engineer ·vt to lay out or construct, as an engineer; to perform the work of an engineer on; as, to engineer a road.

5. engineer ·vt to use contrivance and effort for; to guide the course of; to manage; as, to engineer a bill through congress.

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