engineer

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
engineer

Plural
engineers

  1. (countable) An engineer is someone who is paid to solve technical problems, or to help invent things.
  2. (countable) An engineer is someone who drives a train.

Related words[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
engineer

Third-person singular
engineers

Past tense
engineered

Past participle
engineered

Present participle
engineering

  1. (transitive) If you engineer something, you design or construct something.
    The man will engineer a new kind of car.
  2. (transitive) If you engineer something, you make or alter something by genetic engineering.
  3. (transitive) If you enginner something, you plan or achieve a goal with guile.