Synonyms of 'mastermind'
to plan and direct a complex task or projectThe finance minister will continue to mastermind economic reform.
I had been planning a trip to the West Coast.
Managing your time is increasingly important.
She will direct day-to-day operations.
We need someone to help organize our campaign.
We devised a scheme to help him.
I began to conceive a plan of attack.
be the brains behind (informal)
a person who plans and directs a complex task or projectShe was the mastermind behind the plan.
the organizers of the event
He is the director of the unit.
a retired bank manager
a fully qualified civil engineer
the country's chief architect of economic reform
a 14-year-old mathematical genius
intellect (informal), , ,
My boss isn't a great intellect.
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in the sense of architect
any planner or creatorthe country's chief architect of economic reform
in the sense of conceive
to form in the mindI began to conceive a plan of attack.
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