A scheme to defraud investors.
Scheming their revenge.
An irrigation scheme with dams, reservoirs, and channels.
A color scheme.
An example of a scheme is a plot to defraud your boss.
An example of scheme is when you and your friend meet to talk about how you are going to get away with skipping school.
Origin of scheme
- Latin schēma figure from Greek skhēma segh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Medieval Latin schÄ“ma (“figure, form"), from Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ‡á¿†Î¼Î± (skhÄ“ma).