All possible synonyms of the word Scheme as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...
Outline, schema, scheme
- a schematic or preliminary plan
- plan, program, programme: a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
- an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
- representation, mental representation, internal representation: a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
- a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
- group, grouping: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
- language system: a system of linguistic units or elements used in a particular language
- judiciary, judicature, judicatory, judicial system: the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
- economy, economic system: the system of production and distribution and consumption
- ecosystem: a system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment
- social organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structure: the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships; "the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family"
- dragnet: a system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals); "caught in the police dragnet"
- machinery: a system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions; "the complex machinery of negotiation"; "the machinery of command labored and brought forth an order"
- network, web: an interconnected system of things or people; "he owned a network of shops"; "retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life"; "tangled in a web of cloth"
- nonlinear system: a system whose performance cannot be described by equations of the first degree
- subsystem: a system that is part of some larger system
- organism: a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body; "the social organism"
- syntax: a systematic orderly arrangement
- body: a collection of particulars considered as a system; "a body of law"; "a body of doctrine"; "a body of precedents"
- shebang: an entire system; used in the phrase `the whole shebang'
- solar system: the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
- water system: a river and all of its tributaries
- rootage, root system: a developed system of roots
- hierarchy: a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system; "put honesty first in her hierarchy of values"
Dodge, dodging, scheme
- a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
- falsehood, falsity, untruth: a false statement
- an elaborate and systematic plan of action
- plan of action: a plan for actively doing something
- contrivance, stratagem, dodge: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"
- counterterrorism: a strategy intended to prevent or counter terrorism
- game plan: (sports) a plan for achieving an objective in some sport
- game plan: (figurative) a carefully thought out strategy for achieving an objective in war or politics or business or personal affairs; "newscasters speculated about the President's game plan for an invasion"
- house of cards, bubble: a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control; "his proposal was nothing but a house of cards"; "a real estate bubble"
- playbook: a scheme or set of strategies for conducting a business campaign or a political campaign; "they borrowed a page from the playbook of the opposition"
- plot, secret plan, game: a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start"
- pyramid scheme: a fraudulent scheme in which people are recruited to make payments to the person who recruited them while expecting to receive payments from the persons they recruit; when the number of new recruits fails to sustain the hierarchical payment structure the scheme collapses with most of the participants losing the money they put in
- waiting game: a strategy of delay
- wheeze: (Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick; "a clever wheeze probably succeeded in neutralizing the German espionage threat"
- incentive program, incentive scheme: a formal scheme for inducing someone (as employees) to do something
- devise a system or form a scheme for
- plan: make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family"
Scheme, intrigue, connive
- form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
- plot: plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow of the government"
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