1. [ noun ] an elaborate and systematic plan of action
Synonyms: strategy
Related terms: plan_of_action plot contrivance game_plan pyramid_scheme house_of_cards incentive_program playbook counterterrorism wheeze waiting_game game_plan
2. [ noun ] a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
Synonyms: dodging dodge
Related terms: falsehood hedge
3. [ verb ] form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
Synonyms: connive intrigue
Related terms: plot connivance
4. [ noun ] a schematic or preliminary plan
Synonyms: outline schema
Related terms: plan draft
5. [ noun ] an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
Synonyms: schema
Related terms: representation schematize schematise
6. [ noun ] a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
Synonyms: system

"a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"

Related terms: group body network economy solar_system subsystem machinery social_organization syntax dragnet nonlinear_system water_system organism ecosystem judiciary shebang language_system root_system hierarchy
7. [ verb ] devise a system or form a scheme for
Related terms: plan outline
Similar spelling:   scene