Synonyms of scheme


1. scheme, strategy, plan of action

usage: an elaborate and systematic plan of action

2. dodge, dodging, scheme, falsehood, falsity, untruth

usage: a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery

3. system, scheme, group, grouping

usage: a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"

4. schema, scheme, representation, mental representation, internal representation

usage: an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world

5. outline, schema, scheme, plan, program, programme

usage: a schematic or preliminary plan


1. scheme, intrigue, connive, plot

usage: form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

2. scheme, plan

usage: devise a system or form a scheme for

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Definition and meaning of scheme (Dictionary)