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  Definition of scheme
  1. a schematic or preliminary plan
  2. an elaborate and systematic plan of action
  3. an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
  4. a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  5. a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
  6. form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
  7. devise a system or form a scheme for
Similar Words: outline, schema, strategy, dodge, dodging, system, intrigue, connive

 

Hyponyms: contrivance, stratagem, dodge, counterterrorism, game plan, house of cards, bubble, playbook, plot, secret plan, game, pyramid scheme, waiting game, wheeze, incentive program, incentive scheme, language system, judiciary, judicature, judicatory, judicial system, economy, economic system, ecosystem, social organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structure, dragnet, machinery, network, web, nonlinear system, subsystem, organism, syntax, body, shebang, solar system, water system, rootage, root system

 

Derivational Morphology: schematize, draft, outline, schematise, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, connivance, collusion, intrigue, machination, schema, schemer, plotter

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 方案   Dutch: schema  
Finnish: suunnitelma   French: système  
German: Schema   Hungarian: terv  
Italian: schema   Japanese: 計画  
Korean: 계획   Portuguese: esquema  
Russian: схема   Spanish: esquema  
Swedish: schema  
 
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