1. skillfully/covertly arrange for something to happen
engineer a move away/business deal/meeting
An engineer is someone whose job it is to design and construct machines, engines, vehicles, railways, roads or electrical items. An engineer can also be someone his job it is to fix or repair any of these things or to be in control of an electrical system or a train. The verb to engineer means to arrange something carefully and to your advantage. It can also mean to design and build something.