Definitions for



Overview of verb scheme

The verb scheme has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) scheme, intrigue, connive

(form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner)

2. scheme

(devise a system or form a scheme for)


Overview of adj scheming

The adj scheming has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd

(used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community")

2. designing, scheming

(concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest; "a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue"- W.Churchill; "a scheming wife"; "a scheming gold digger")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices