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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

Typically, if you reward something, you get more of it. You punish something, you get less of it. And our businesses have been built for the last 150 years very much on that kind of motivational scheme.
Daniel H. Pink

In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Winston Churchill

Acting is not an important job in the scheme of things. Plumbing is.
Spencer Tracy
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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