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schemes, plural;
  1. Make plans, esp. in a devious way or with intent to do something illegal or wrong
    • - he schemed to bring about the collapse of the government
  1. A large-scale systematic plan or arrangement for attaining some particular object or putting a particular idea into effect
    • - a clever marketing scheme
  2. A secret or underhanded plan; a plot
    • - police uncovered a scheme to steal paintings worth more than $250,000
  3. A particular ordered system or arrangement
    • - a classical rhyme scheme

  1. an elaborate and systematic plan of action
  2. form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
  3. devise a system or form a scheme for
  4. dodge: a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  5. system: 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. schema: an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
  7. In linguistics, scheme is a figure of speech that changes the normal arrangement of words in a sentence's structure. A good example of a playwright who is notorious for his use of schemes and tropes is William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Julius Caesar).
  8. In mathematics, a scheme is an important concept connecting the fields of algebraic geometry, commutative algebra and number theory. ...
  9. Scheme is one of the two main dialects of the programming language Lisp. Unlike Common Lisp, the other main dialect, Scheme follows a minimalist design philosophy specifying a small standard core with powerful tools for language extension. ...
  10. The Scheme is a BBC Scotland documentary series which follows the lives of six families on the Onthank and Knockinlaw housing schemes in Kilmarnock. ...
  11. A systematic plan of future action; A plot or secret, devious plan; An orderly combination of related parts; A chart or diagram of a system or object; A type of topological space; A council housing estate; An artful deviation from the ordinary arrangement of words; To plot, or contrive a plan
  12. (scheming) Tending to scheme
  13. (SCHEMES) The Bible speaks of “schemes” or tactics that Satan has devised for his demons to use to gain access to and to manipulate human beings. Satan himself used some of these tactics to deceive Eve and lure the first pair to declare their independence of the Creator. ...
  14. (Schemes) Emissions trading · Personal carbon trading · Carbon tax · Carbon offset · Carbon credit · Carbon dioxide sink (Carbon sequestration)  · Cap and Share
  15. (Schemes) Piaget's term for organized patterns of thought.
  16. (schemes) Basic cognitive structures consisting of organized patterns of behavior used in different situations
  17. (Scheming) When someone is really interested in the opposite sex. Example: "Jim is really scheming on Jill" Thanks to Lillian McDonald Parra HHS63 for this one.
  18. plan of action by an individual or group on a specific project, i.e. ideas, design, theme
  19. Scheme is a statically scoped and properly tail-recursive dialect of the Lisp programming language invented by Guy Lewis Steele Jr. and Gerald Jay Sussman. It was designed to have an exceptionally clear and simple semantics and few different ways to form expressions. ...
  20. A (cryptographic) scheme consists of an unambiguous specification of a set of transformations that are capable of providing a (cryptographic) service when properly implemented and maintained. A scheme is a higher level construct than a primitive and a lower level construct than a protocol. ...
  21. figure of speech that varies the order and sound of words. Examples include alliteration, assonance, chiasmus, and rhyme.
  22. Systematic plan for the distribution of mail to its destination.
  23. The application, design and quotation and physical construction of a job.
  24. A Scheme is a legal document which amends, replaces or amplifies the trusts of a charity.
  25. A savings product offered by a KiwiSaver provider.