scheme - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/skiːm/
present tense
I/you/we/theyscheme
he/she/itschemes
present participlescheming
past tenseschemed
past participleschemed
  1. to make secret plans to achieve something, especially in a dishonest way
    scheme against:

    She’s convinced that they’re scheming against her.

    scheme to do something:

    The king’s enemies were scheming to take power from him.

derived words

schemer

noun [countable]
singularschemer
pluralschemers