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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mach·i·nate /ˈmækəˌnet, ˈmæʃə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mach·i·nate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Machinated p. pr. & vb. n. Machinating ]  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!”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mach·i·nate v. t. To contrive, as a plot; to plot; as, to machinate evil.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate
           a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take
           over the director's office" [syn: organize, organise,
            prepare, devise, get up]
      2: engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear
         together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"
         [syn: conspire, cabal, complot, conjure]