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  Words related to scheme

Related / Similar Words: outline, schema, strategy, dodge, dodging, system, intrigue, connive

 

Definition:
  • a schematic or preliminary plan;
  • an elaborate and systematic plan of action;
  • an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world;
  • a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery;
  • a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going";
  • form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner;
  • devise a system or form a scheme for;

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    Hyponyms: contrivance, stratagem, dodge, counterterrorism, game plan, house of cards, bubble, playbook, plot, secret plan, game, pyramid scheme, waiting game, wheeze, incentive program, incentive scheme, language system, judiciary, judicature, judicatory, judicial system, economy, economic system, ecosystem, social organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structure, dragnet, machinery, network, web, nonlinear system, subsystem, organism, syntax, body, shebang, solar system, water system, rootage, root system

     

    Derivational Morphology: schematize, draft, outline, schematise, hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, connivance, collusion, intrigue, machination, schema, schemer, plotter

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 方案   Dutch: schema  
    Finnish: suunnitelma   French: système  
    German: Schema   Hungarian: terv  
    Italian: schema   Japanese: 計画  
    Korean: 계획   Portuguese: esquema  
    Russian: схема   Spanish: esquema  
    Swedish: schema  
     
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