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Verb: machinate  'ma-ku,neyt or 'ma-shu,neyt
  1. Arrange by systematic planning and united effort
    "machinate a plot";
    - organize, organise [Brit], prepare, devise, get up
     
  2. Engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
    - conspire, cabal, complot [archaic], conjure

Derived forms: machinated, machinating, machinates

Type of: initiate, pioneer, plot