Associations to the word «Scheme»


SCHEME, noun. A systematic plan of future action.
SCHEME, noun. A plot or secret, devious plan.
SCHEME, noun. An orderly combination of related parts.
SCHEME, noun. A chart or diagram of a system or object.
SCHEME, noun. (mathematics) A type of topological space.
SCHEME, noun. (UK) (chiefly Scotland) A council housing estate.
SCHEME, noun. (rhetoric) An artful deviation from the ordinary arrangement of words.
SCHEME, noun. (astrology) A representation of the aspects of the celestial bodies for any moment or at a given event.
SCHEME, noun. (internet) Part of a uniform resource identifier indicating the protocol or other purpose, such as http: or news:.
SCHEME, verb. (intransitive) To plot, or contrive a plan.
SCHEME, proper noun. A programming language, one of the two major dialects of Lisp.
SCHEME OF STUDIES, noun. (mostly India) (Pakistan) A timetabled academic curriculum.

Dictionary definition

SCHEME, noun. An elaborate and systematic plan of action.
SCHEME, noun. A statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery.
SCHEME, noun. A group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going".
SCHEME, noun. An internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world.
SCHEME, noun. A schematic or preliminary plan.
SCHEME, verb. Form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.
SCHEME, verb. Devise a system or form a scheme for.

Wise words

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