Machinery and Means


Machinery noun - Something used to achieve an end.
Usage example: sincerely believes that the machinery of government can be used to better people's lives
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Synonyms for Machinery

Means is a synonym for machinery in devices topic. In some cases you can use "Means" instead a noun "Machinery", when it comes to topics like devices performing work.

Nearby Words: machine, machining


Means noun - How a result is obtained or an end is achieved.
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Synonyms for Means

Machinery is a synonym for means in devices topic. You can use "Machinery" instead a noun "Means", if it concerns topics such as way.

Nearby Words: mean, meaning

How words are described

human human machinery human means
old old machinery old means
special special machinery special means
best best machinery best means
Other adjectives: better, normal, many, visible, real, necessary, new, military, various, magical.
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Means or Machinery. 2016. Accessed June 26, 2022.
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