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scheme

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5 in 5 verses (in OT : 5 in 5 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

schemen. [L. schema a rhetorical figure, a shape, figure, manner, Gr. , , form, shape, outline, plan, fr. , , to have or hold, to hold out, sustain, check, stop; cf. Skr. sah to be victorious, to endure, to hold out, AS. sige victory, G. sieg. Cf. Epoch, Hectic, School.].
  •  A combination of things connected and adjusted by design; a system.  [1913 Webster]
    "The appearance and outward scheme of things."  [1913 Webster]
    "Such a scheme of things as shall at once take in time and eternity."  [1913 Webster]
    "Arguments . . . sufficient to support and demonstrate a whole scheme of moral philosophy."  [1913 Webster]
    "The Revolution came and changed his whole scheme of life."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A plan or theory something to be done; a design; a project; as, to form a scheme.  [1913 Webster]
    "The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any lineal or mathematical diagram; an outline.  [1913 Webster]
    "To draw an exact scheme of Constantinople, or a map of France."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A representation of the aspects of the celestial bodies for any moment or at a given event.  [1913 Webster]
    "A blue silk case, from which was drawn a scheme of nativity."  [1913 Webster]
    "He forms the well-concerted scheme of mischief;
    'T is fixed, 't is done, and both are doomed to death.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Artists and plans relieved my solemn hours;
    I founded palaces, and planted bowers.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Plan; project; contrivance; purpose; device; plot.
schemev. t. 
     To make a scheme of; to plan; to design; to project; to plot.  [1913 Webster]
    "That wickedness which schemed, and executed, his destruction."  [1913 Webster]
schemev. i. 
     To form a scheme or schemes.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scheme, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a systematic plan or arrangement for work, action, etc. b a proposed or operational systematic arrangement (a colour scheme).
2 an artful or deceitful plot.
3 a timetable, outline, syllabus, etc.
--v.
1 intr. (often foll. by for, or to + infin.) plan esp. secretly or deceitfully; intrigue.
2 tr. plan to bring about, esp. artfully or deceitfully (schemed their downfall).

Derivative
schemer n.
Etymology
L schema f. Gk (as SCHEMA)

THESAURUS

scheme

Byzantine intrigues, action, anagnorisis, angle, approach, architectonics, architecture, argument, arrangement, art, artful dodge, artifice, atmosphere, attack, background, backstairs influence, bag of tricks, blind, blueprint, blueprinting, bluff, bosey, brew, cabal, calculate, calculation, catalog, catalogue raisonne, catastrophe, catch, characterization, chart, charting, chicanery, chouse, collude, collusion, color, complication, complicity, complot, conception, concoct, confederacy, connections, connivance, connive, conspiracy, conspire, continuity, contrivance, contrive, contriving, cook up, countermine, counterplot, coup, course of action, covin, craft, curve, curve-ball, cute trick, deals, deceit, deep-laid plot, denouement, design, development, device, devise, diagram, dirty deal, dirty trick, disposition, dodge, draft, drawing, engineer, engineering, enterprise, envisagement, episode, expedient, exposition, fable, fakement, falling action, fast deal, feint, fetch, ficelle, figuring, finagle, finagling, finesse, fix, foresight, forethink, forethought, formulate, frame, frame up, frame-up, gambit, game, game plan, games, gerrymander, gimmick, googly, graph, graphing, grift, ground plan, guidelines, hatch, hatch a plot, hatch up, hocus-pocus, idea, incident, influence peddling, intention, intrigue, intrigues, jockey, joker, juggle, jugglery, knavery, lay a plot, layout, line, lineup, little game, lobbying, lobbyism, local color, long-range plan, machinate, machination, maneuver, maneuvering, manipulate, manipulation, map, mapping, master plan, method, methodology, mood, motif, move, movement, mythos, operate, operations research, order, ordering, organization, organize, outline, pack, pack the deal, pass, pattern, peripeteia, plan, planning, planning function, play games, plot, plotting, ploy, ploys, practice, prearrange, prearrangement, preconcert, preconsider, precontrive, predesign, predetermine, premeditate, preorder, preresolve, presentation, procedure, program, program of action, project, projection, proposal, proposition, pull strings, racket, rationalization, recognition, red herring, rig, rigging, rising action, ropes, ruse, scenario, schedule, schema, schematic, schematism, schematization, scheme of arrangement, schemery, schemes, scheming, scurvy trick, secondary plot, set up, setup, sew up, shift, slant, sleight, sleight of hand, sleight-of-hand trick, stack the cards, story, stratagem, strategic plan, strategy, strings, structure, subject, subplot, subterfuge, suggestion, switch, system, systematization, table, table of contents, tactic, tactical plan, tactics, technique, the big picture, the picture, thematic development, theme, tone, topic, trick, trickery, twist, underplot, wangle, way, web of intrigue, wile, wily device, wire-pulling, wires, work out beforehand, working plan

ROGET THESAURUS

scheme

Plan

N plan, scheme, design, project, proposal, proposition, suggestion, resolution, motion, precaution, deep- laid plan, system, organization, germ, sketch, skeleton, outline, draught, draft, ebauche, brouillon, rough cast, rough draft, draught copy, copy, proof, revise, drawing, scheme, schematic, graphic, chart, flow chart (representation), forecast, program, programme, prospectus, carte du pays, card, bill, protocol, order of the day, list of agenda, bill of fare, base of operations, platform, plank, slate, ticket, role, policy, contrivance, invention, expedient, receipt, nostrum, artifice, device, pipelaying, stratagem, trick, alternative, loophole, shift, last shift, measure, step, stroke, stroke of policy, master stroke, trump card, court card, cheval de bataille, great gun, coup, coup d'etat, clever stroke, bold stroke, good move, good hit, good stroke, bright thought, bright idea, intrigue, cabal, plot, conspiracy, complot, machination, subplot, underplot, counterplot, schemer, schemist, schematist, strategist, machinator, projector, artist, promoter, designer, conspirator, intrigant, planned, strategic, strategical, planning, prepared, in course of preparation, under consideration, on the tapis, on the carpet, on the floor, plan, scheme, design, project, proposal, proposition, suggestion, resolution, motion, precaution, deep- laid plan, system, organization, germ, sketch, skeleton, outline, draught, draft, ebauche, brouillon, rough cast, rough draft, draught copy, copy, proof, revise, drawing, scheme, schematic, graphic, chart, flow chart (representation), forecast, program, programme, prospectus, carte du pays, card, bill, protocol, order of the day, list of agenda, bill of fare, base of operations, platform, plank, slate, ticket, role, policy, contrivance, invention, expedient, receipt, nostrum, artifice, device, pipelaying, stratagem, trick, alternative, loophole, shift, last shift, measure, step, stroke, stroke of policy, master stroke, trump card, court card, cheval de bataille, great gun, coup, coup d'etat, clever stroke, bold stroke, good move, good hit, good stroke, bright thought, bright idea, intrigue, cabal, plot, conspiracy, complot, machination, subplot, underplot, counterplot, schemer, schemist, schematist, strategist, machinator, projector, artist, promoter, designer, conspirator, intrigant, planned, strategic, strategical, planning, prepared, in course of preparation, under consideration, on the tapis, on the carpet, on the floor.

VB plan, scheme, design, frame, contrive, project, forecast, sketch, devise, invent, set one's wits to work, spring a project, fall upon, hit upon, strike out, chalk out, cut out, lay out, map out, lay down a plan, shape out a course, mark out a course, predetermine, concert, preconcert, preestablish, prepare, hatch, hatch a plot concoct, take steps, take measures, cast, recast, systematize, organize, arrange, digest, mature, plot, counter-plot, counter-mine, dig a mine, lay a train, intrigue.

Representation

N representation, representment, imitation, illustration, delineation, depictment, imagery, portraiture, iconography, design, designing, art, fine arts, painting, sculpture, engraving, photography, cinematography, radiography, autoradiography, fluorography, sciagraphy, personation, personification, impersonation, drama, picture, photo, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, X-ray photo, movie film, movie, tracing, scan, TV image, video image, image file, graphics, computer graphics, televideo, closed-circuit TV, copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, represent, representing, representative, illustrative, represented, imitative, figurative, iconic, like, graphic, cinquecento quattrocento, trecento, representation, representment, imitation, illustration, delineation, depictment, imagery, portraiture, iconography, design, designing, art, fine arts, painting, sculpture, engraving, photography, cinematography, radiography, autoradiography, fluorography, sciagraphy, personation, personification, impersonation, drama, picture, photo, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, X-ray photo, movie film, movie, tracing, scan, TV image, video image, image file, graphics, computer graphics, televideo, closed-circuit TV, copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, represent, representing, representative, illustrative, represented, imitative, figurative, iconic, like, graphic, cinquecento quattrocento, trecento.

VB copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, V, represent, delineate, depict, depicture, portray, take a likeness, catch a likeness, hit off, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, figure, shadow forth, shadow out, adumbrate, body forth, describe, trace, copy, mold, dress up, illustrate, symbolize, paint, carve, engrave, personate, personify, impersonate, assume a character, pose as, act, play, mimic, hold the mirror up to nature, copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, V, represent, delineate, depict, depicture, portray, take a likeness, catch a likeness, hit off, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, figure, shadow forth, shadow out, adumbrate, body forth, describe, trace, copy, mold, dress up, illustrate, symbolize, paint, carve, engrave, personate, personify, impersonate, assume a character, pose as, act, play, mimic, hold the mirror up to nature.


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