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Entry Word: scheme
Function: noun
Text: 1 a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end <a scheme to fool people into volunteering for the cleanup of the park> -- see TRICK 1
2 a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends <a scheme to kidnap the President's daughter> -- see PLOT 1
3 a method worked out in advance for achieving some objective <a scheme to upgrade the city's mass transit system> -- see PLAN 1