Synonyms of engineering


1. technology, engineering, application, practical application, profession

usage: the practical application of science to commerce or industry

2. engineering, engineering science, applied science, technology, discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick

usage: the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"

3. engineering, engine room, room

usage: a room (as on a ship) in which the engine is located


1. engineer, design, plan

usage: design as an engineer; "He engineered the water supply project"

2. mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrate, plan

usage: plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"

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