Meaning of SCHEME in English

SCHEME

I . n.

1.

Plan, system, theory.

2.

Device, design, plan, project, contrivance, plot, stratagem, conspiracy, intrigue, cabal, machination.

3.

Draught, outline, diagram, arrangement.

II . v. a.

Plan, contrive, project, plot, devise, design, imagine, frame, excogitate.

III . v. n.

Intrigue, plot, plan, contrive.

Soule. Dictionary of English synonyms.      Словарь английских синонимов.