machine

Part of speech: noun

A mechanical arrangement for utilizing power; engine.

Part of speech: noun

An organization, as to control political patronage.

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Usage examples "machine":

  1. He was no longer part of a machine. - "In the Days of the Guild", Louise Lamprey.
  2. You will not succeed as a machine. - "The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women", F. Hopkinson Smith.
  3. " No machine can lie," said Father Brown; " nor can it tell the truth." - "The Wisdom of Father Brown", G. K. Chesterton.