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English noun: scheme

1. scheme (cognition) an elaborate and systematic plan of action


Synonymsstrategy


Broader (hypernym)plan of action


Narrower (hyponym)bubble, contrivance, counterterrorism, dodge, game, game plan, game plan, house of cards, incentive program, incentive scheme, playbook, plot, pyramid scheme, secret plan, stratagem, waiting game, wheeze

2. scheme (communication) a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery


Synonymsdodge, dodging


Broader (hypernym)falsehood, falsity, untruth

3. scheme (group) a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole


SamplesA vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going.


Synonymssystem


Broader (hypernym)group, grouping


Narrower (hyponym)body, dragnet, economic system, economy, ecosystem, judicatory, judicature, judicial system, judiciary, language system, machinery, network, nonlinear system, organism, root system, rootage, shebang, social organisation, social organization, social structure, social system, solar system, structure, subsystem, syntax, water system, web


Part holonymhierarchy

4. scheme (cognition) an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world


Synonymsschema


Broader (hypernym)internal representation, mental representation, representation

5. scheme (cognition) a schematic or preliminary plan


Synonymsoutline, schema


Broader (hypernym)plan, program, programme


English verb: scheme

1. scheme (cognition) form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner


Synonymsconnive, intrigue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)plot

2. scheme (cognition) devise a system or form a scheme for


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)plan









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