Meaning of SCHEME in English

[scheme] n [L schemat-, schema arrangement, figure, fr. Gk schemat-, schema, fr. echein to have, hold, be in (such) a condition; akin to OE sige victory, Skt sahate he prevails] (1610) 1 a archaic (1): a mathematical or astronomical diagram (2): a representation of the astrological aspects of the planets at a particular time b: a graphic sketch or outline

2: a concise statement or table: epitome

3: a plan or program of action; esp: a crafty or secret one

4: a systematic or organized framework: design syn see plan

[2]scheme vb schemed ; vt (1767): to form a scheme for ~ vi: to form plans; also: plot, intrigue -- n

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