English to English
1. arrange by systematic planning and united effort
machinate a plot|organize a strike|devise a plan to take over the director's office
2. engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
They conspired to overthrow the government
3. To plan; to contrive; esp., to form a scheme with the purpose of doing harm; to contrive artfully; to plot.
4. To contrive, as a plot; to plot; as, to machinate evil.