verb (used with object)
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Origin of engineer
OTHER WORDS FROM engineersub·en·gi·neer, nounun·en·gi·neered, adjectivewell-en·gi·neered, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for engineer
Clay engineered the morally indefensible Missouri Compromise.
Andy Johns engineered the sessions and we recorded it at Olympic Studios.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this way, Jenna Hamilton is a reimagining of the sensitive outsider, engineered for the digital era.In Praise of ‘Awkward’: OMFG MTV, Like, Really Gets High School|Amy Zimmerman|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has been the object of much Russian propaganda, its members the alleged “fascists” who engineered the Maidan revolution.
Their appearances are engineered and underwritten by record labels and public relations firms.Can Jimmy Fallon Be Himself on ‘The Tonight Show’?|Tom Shales|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nearly all the immense executive work of the International fell on him, and nearly every move made was engineered by him.Violence and the Labor Movement|Robert Hunter
As he came up the drive Field stepped out, and the two men who had engineered the motor car saluted.The Slave of Silence|Fred M. White
That traffic tieup I'd engineered had traveled via newsreels all over the world.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
That fire was engineered by a Neapolitan band that were in accord with the proprietor of the dry goods store underneath.The Barrel Mystery|William J. (William James) Flynn
“Well, I must say you engineered it wonderfully,” declared Hoggan.The White Lie|William Le Queux