Definitions of scheme

  1.   form intrigues for in an underhand manner
  2.   a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
  3.   a schematic or preliminary plan
  4.   an internal representation of the world an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
  5.   devise a system or form a scheme for
  6.   an elaborate and systematic plan of action
  7.   a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going
  8.   To form a scheme or schemes
  9.   A combination of things connected and adjusted by design a system
  10.   A plan or theory something to be done a design a project as to form a scheme
  11.   Any lineal or mathematical diagram an outline
  12.   A representation of the aspects of the celestial bodies for any moment or at a given event
  13.   To make a scheme of to plan to design to project to plot
  14.   A carefully arranged and well ordered plan a plan of action a plot or device
  15.   To design or plan plot
  16.   To form a plot or plan
  17.   Plan something contrived to be done purpose plot a combination of things by design an illustrative diagram
  18.   To plan to contrive
  19.   To form a plan or scheme
  20.   SCHEMER
  21.   A plan project diagram
  22.   To plan contrive
  23.   To plan devise
  24.   A plan of something to be done plot device
  25.   A list or arrangement schedule
  26.   Scheming
  27.   To contrive
  28.   A plan a system a project or contrivance a diagram
  29.   To form a plan
  30.   To plan to contrive to form a plan
  31.   A connected combination of things contrived towards some end a plan a project a contrivance a diagram to illustrate

Quotes of scheme

  1. The production team's first meeting took place at my house I had ideas and a color scheme in mind how I wanted the movie to look because that has to be a real collaboration – Debbie Allen
  2. The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda – Heywood Broun
  3. There is little place in the political scheme of things for an independent creative personality for a fighter Anyone who takes that role must pay a price – Shirley Chisholm
  4. But seriously I think overall in the scheme of things winning an Emmy is not important Let's get our priorities straight I think we all know what's really important in life winning an Oscar – Ellen DeGeneres
  5. My only scheme was to be a rapper – Eminem
  6. Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell They are right to do so Canada is to the United States what in Dante's scheme Limbo is to Hell – Irving Layton
  7. Folks the most insidious part of this whole health care scheme is that all of these vast medical expenditures will become nothing more than government budget items We individuals will no longer exist The relationship between a government and citizen will change forever – Rush Limbaugh
  8. When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period – John Moody
  9. Faced with this general consideration it will immediately be realized on inquiry into the particular position occupied within this general scheme by the scientific field of catalysis that it is in the first stages of its development – Wilhelm Ostwald
  10. Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U S Constitution has words I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001 – Butch Otter
  11. A nobler example because a less personal one of the pinch of poverty is when it prevents the accomplishment of some cherished scheme for the benefit of the human race – James Payn
  12. Thus a man was born into a fixed relation to certain gods as surely as he was born into a relation to his fellow -men and his religion was simply one side of the general scheme of conduct prescribed for him by his position as a member of society – William Robertson Smith
  13. By keeping the annuities we could build up a national industry every years as big as the Shannon Scheme – Eamon de Valera
  14. Social Security is a family insurance program not an investment scheme – Diane Watson

Usage examples for scheme

  1. But it can be done and this Scheme will do it if it is allowed a fair chance – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  2. Did the scheme make good – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  3. You know I'll hand it to the man who thought up that scheme – 32 Caliber by Donald McGibeny
  4. And this scheme must have been on Viking lines if we may judge from old Hoskald Halsen's farewell words to Yaspard ” – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  5. Very well then said I we can settle the details of your scheme later on – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  6. The scheme led to nothing still he liked it – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  7. Yet now that I saw more clearly to what consequences his scheme might lead I felt I loved him far too much to consent – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  8. And Captain Barker explained his scheme a second time – The Blue Pavilions by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  9. It was a mad and silly scheme – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  10. Of what other scheme can the same be said – Modern marriage and how to bear it by Maud Churton Braby
  11. “ I see your scheme – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen
  12. He would have been glad to leave the Garden of Eden at once but that was not in David's scheme of things – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  13. “ I can't help thinkin' Wright will spring some kind of a game on us if he thinks there's any chance this scheme might fail – Down the Slope by James Otis
  14. “ I think that's a pretty good scheme myself – Jack of the Pony Express by Frank V. Webster
  15. “ I have a scheme for you ready made – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  16. “ For I know you well enough to know you're not going to give up your scheme entirely – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
  17. Each day brings a new wonderful experience and each day I feel a real part of the great wonderful scheme of things – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  18. “ Is this a new scheme of yours Jasper – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  19. This situation is a result of a scheme to hold up the cattle owners of the state – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. Frank I've a scheme – Captured by the Navajos by Charles A. Curtis

Rhymes for scheme