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1 scheme /ˈskiːm/ noun
plural schemes
1 scheme
/ˈskiːm/
noun
plural schemes
Learner's definition of SCHEME
[count]
: a clever and often dishonest plan to do or get something
see also pyramid scheme
chiefly British : an official plan or program of action
: the way that something is arranged or organized

the scheme of things

: the general way that things are organized and relate to each other
2 scheme /ˈskiːm/ verb
schemes; schemed; scheming
2 scheme
/ˈskiːm/
verb
schemes; schemed; scheming
Learner's definition of SCHEME
[no object]
: to make plans to do or get something in a secret and often dishonest way
often followed by to + verb

— schemer

noun, plural schemers [count]
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