Definition of "schemes" []

  • A local-authority housing plan (noun)
  • The houses built according to such a plan; housing estate (noun)
  • Plural form of scheme. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of to scheme. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "schemes" in a sentence
  • "The schemes now in place to protect people when their defined-benefit pension schemes* collapse are much better than they were just a few years ago."
  • "I like this best -- "She seemed wary of what she called schemes to promote balance or diversity of opinions saying the government cannot be trusted to regulate the marketplace of political ideas.""
  • "The economic theory of compensation schemes is that employers will pay for what is least costly to monitor."