Engineer En`gi*neer", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engineered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engineering}.] 1. To lay out or construct, as an engineer; to perform the work of an engineer on; as, to engineer a road. --J. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

2. To use contrivance and effort for; to guide the course of; to manage; as, to engineer a bill through Congress. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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