1 designs/builds engines/roads, etc.
ADJ. chief | chartered, qualified, skilled, trained You need the advice of a qualified engineer. | consultant/consulting, production | aeronautical, agricultural, aircraft, chemical, civil, design, electrical, electronics, flight, marine, mechanical, mining, railway, recording, software, sound, structural
VERB + ENGINEER produce, train Britain isn't producing enough engineers. > Note at PROFESSIONAL(for more verbs)
2 repairs machines/equipment
ADJ. qualified, registered, skilled, trained | maintenance, service | heating, lighting, telephone
VERB + ENGINEER call in/out > Note at JOB(for more verbs)
1 manage to arrange sth
ADV. brilliantly, carefully She carefully engineered a meeting with the chairman.
VERB + ENGINEER seek to, try to
2 design and build sth
ADV. carefully, finely, precisely, superbly the car is superbly engineered and a pleasure to drive.