Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To plan; devise.

Part of speech: noun

A plan of something to be done; plot; device.

Part of speech: noun

A list or arrangement; schedule.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "scheme":

  1. It has even been suggested that it should be pulled down and a new one erected, but happily this wild scheme has been abandoned. - "Vanishing England", P. H. Ditchfield.
  2. The scheme worked perfectly. - "The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar", Maurice Leblanc.
  3. I said to myself again: 'If I save him from that scheme, he will have the power I need, and in common gratitude will be impelled to help me. - "By Wit of Woman", Arthur W. Marchmont.