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noun as in device that performs a task

noun as in well-run political organization

noun as in person who acts automatically

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Example Sentences

They come standard on most snow machines, and are an easy upgrade for your ATV.

So unless you lack access to internet or mail, rely on a voting machine to cast your ballot, or have to physically go to the polls for some other reason, it may not be worth it.

The app has also turned into a cash machine for the company, earning $281 million in gross profit for Square last quarter while it grew to 30 million users.

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Tucked in the back of a laboratory at the IBM Research facility less than an hour north of New York City is a hulking mass of stainless steel and aluminum that looks like a sci-fi teleportation machine.

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Google uses the feedback from the quality raters guidelines and feeds this into machine learning models to send this feedback back to their engineers to improve search overall.

The billionaire philanthropist tastes the product of a machine that processes human sewage into drinking water and electricity.

They were the machine gun bullets coming from the ambush when my company got hit.

“If BMW is ‘the ultimate driving machine,’ your Anthem is the ultimate differentiator,” writes Hogshead.

The resulting Wool Runners were comfortable, eco-friendly, machine-washable, and super cute—and sold out almost immediately.

Even his signature instrument, Auto-Tune, has become as accepted an ingredient in hip-hop as the drum machine.

The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.

A little black girl sat on the floor, and with her hands worked the treadle of the machine.

The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.

The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.

"I have a letter somewhere," looking in the machine drawer and finding the letter in the bottom of the workbasket.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to machine, such as: apparatus, appliance, automobile, engine, gadget, and instrument.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.