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Verb: mastermind  'mã-stu(r),mInd
  1. Plan and control how a complex undertaking is done
    "he masterminded the robbery";
    - engineer, direct, organize, organise [Brit], orchestrate
Noun: mastermind  'mã-stu(r),mInd
  1. Someone who creates new things
    - originator, conceiver
     
  2. Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    "Mozart was a child mastermind";
    - genius, brain, brainiac [N. Amer], Einstein, brainbox [Brit], smart cookie [N. Amer]

Derived forms: masterminded, masterminding, masterminds

Type of: creator, intellect, intellectual, plan

Encyclopedia: Mastermind