What is Scheme ?
Scheme is (noun) 1. a plan for mak- ing something work She joined the com- pany pension scheme. He has thought up some scheme for making money very quickly. 2. an arrangement the colour scheme in the living room(verb) to plan something in se- cret She spent most of her time in the office scheming against the finance department. They have been scheming to buy the shop cheaply.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level