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Definition of Scheme

Scheme

  1. A combination of things connected and adjusted by design; a system.
  2. A plan or theory something to be done; a design; a project; as, to form a scheme.
  3. Any lineal or mathematical diagram; an outline.
  4. A representation of the aspects of the celestial bodies for any moment or at a given event.
  5. To make a scheme of; to plan; to design; to project; to plot.
  6. To form a scheme or schemes.

Scheme Quotations

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
Confucius

I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it's a very poor scheme for survival.
Kurt Vonnegut

For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe. Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
H. L. Mencken

There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things.
Gerald R. Ford

I have a scheme for stopping war. It's this - no nation is allowed to enter a war till they have paid for the last one.
Will Rogers
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Scheme Translations

scheme in Afrikaans is projek, konsep, skema
scheme in Dutch is plan, blauwdruk, concept, ontwerp
scheme in Finnish is kaava
scheme in German is Schema, Entwurf, Schema, Plan
scheme in Italian is disegno, schema
scheme in Latin is propositum
scheme in Portuguese is esquema
scheme in Spanish is minuta, plan, esquema
scheme in Swedish is arrangemang

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