HyperDic: scheme

English > 7 senses of the word scheme:
NOUNcognitionscheme, strategyan elaborate and systematic plan of action
communicationscheme, dodge, dodginga statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
groupscheme, systema group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
cognitionscheme, schemaan internal representation of the world
cognitionscheme, outline, schemaa schematic or preliminary plan
VERBcognitionscheme, intrigue, conniveform intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
cognitionschemedevise a system or form a scheme for
scheme > pronunciation
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English > scheme: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn elaborate and systematic plan of action.
Narrowercontrivance, stratagem, dodgeAn elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived / contrived to deceive or evade
counterterrorismA 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
house of cards, bubbleA speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control
incentive program, incentive schemeA formal scheme for inducing someone (as employees) to do something
playbookA scheme or set of strategies for conducting a business campaign or a political campaign
plot, secret plan, gameA secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
pyramid schemeA 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
waiting gameA strategy of delay
wheeze(Briticism) a clever or amusing scheme or trick
Broaderplan of actionA plan for actively doing something
Spanishestrategia, plan de acción, plan, táctica
Catalanestratègia, pla d'acció, pla, tàctica
English > scheme: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery.
Synonymsdodge, dodging
Broaderfalsehood, falsity, untruthA false statement
English > scheme: 7 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole.
PartshierarchyA series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
NarrowerbodyA collection of particulars considered as a system
dragnetA system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals)
economy, economic systemThe system of production and distribution and consumption
ecosystemA system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment
judiciary, judicature, judicatory, judicial systemThe system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
language systemA system of linguistic units or elements used in a particular language
machineryA system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions
network, webAn interconnected / interconnected system of things or people
nonlinear systemA system whose performance cannot be described by equations of the first degree
organismA system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
rootage, root systemA developed system of roots
shebangAn entire system
social organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structureThe people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
solar systemThe sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
subsystemA system that is part of some larger system
syntaxA systematic orderly arrangement
water systemA river and all of its tributaries
Broadergroup, groupingAny number of entities (members) considered as a unit
Spanishesquema, sistema
English > scheme: 7 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningAn internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world.
Broaderrepresentation, mental representation, internal representationA presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Verbsschematizegive conventional form to
schematizeformulate in regular order
schemedevise a system or form a scheme for
English > scheme: 7 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA schematic or preliminary plan.
Synonymsoutline, schema
Broaderplan, program, programmeA series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
Adjectivesschematicrepresented in simplified or symbolic form
Verbsschematizeformulate in regular order
schemedevise a system or form a scheme for
English > scheme: 7 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningform intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsintrigue, connive
Broaderplotplan secretly, usually something illegal
Spanishconfabularse, intrigar
English > scheme: 7 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningdevise a system or form a scheme for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Broaderplanmake plans for something
Nounsschemean internal representation of the world
schemea schematic or preliminary plan
schemera planner who draws up a personal scheme of action

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