What does the word scheme mean?

Usage examples for 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 by P. H. Ditchfield
  2. The scheme worked perfectly. – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by 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 by Arthur W. Marchmont