Synonyms of mastermind in English:


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1‘he masterminded the whole campaign’

control, plan, direct, be in charge of, run, conduct, organize, arrange, administer, regulate, supervise, superintend, preside over, orchestrate, stage-manage, engineer, manage, coordinate, conceive, devise, put together, forge, originate, initiate, think up, create, work out, dream up, frame, hatch, generate, come up with, have the bright idea of
informal be the brains behind


1‘the mastermind behind the project’

genius, mind, intellect, author, architect, engineer, director, planner, organizer, deviser, originator, manager, prime mover, initiator, inventor
informal brain, brains, bright spark
British informal brainbox