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Synonyms for plan
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plan, program, programme(noun)

    a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished

    "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"

    Synonyms:
    broadcast, political program, curriculum, political platform, programme, program, computer programme, architectural plan, course of study, platform, computer program, syllabus, design

  2. design, plan(noun)

    an arrangement scheme

    "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests"

    Synonyms:
    intention, aim, program, design, figure, designing, programme, excogitation, conception, pattern, blueprint, intent, invention, architectural plan, innovation, purpose

  3. plan, architectural plan(verb)

    scale drawing of a structure

    "the plans for City Hall were on file"

    Synonyms:
    design, architectural plan, programme, program

  4. plan, be after(verb)

    have the will and intention to carry out some action

    "He plans to be in graduate school next year"; "The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion"

    Synonyms:
    project, design, contrive, be after

  5. plan(verb)

    make plans for something

    "He is planning a trip with his family"

    Synonyms:
    project, design, contrive, be after

  6. plan, project, contrive, design(verb)

    make or work out a plan for; devise

    "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"

    Synonyms:
    throw, see, protrude, design, visualize, figure, excogitate, jut, forge, propose, cast, externalise, image, project, devise, fancy, visualise, stick out, invent, contrive, send off, picture, envision, jut out, externalize, formulate, be after

  7. design, plan(verb)

    make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form

    "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum"

    Synonyms:
    design, project, contrive, be after

Wiktionary

  1. plan(noun)

    Synonyms:
    floor plan

  2. plan(noun)

    To design a building, machine, etc.

    The architect planned the building for the client.

    Synonyms:
    floor plan

  3. plan(noun)

    To create a plan for.

    They jointly planned the project in phases, with good detail for the first month.

    Synonyms:
    floor plan

  4. plan(noun)

    To intend.

    Seen in plan, the building had numerous passageways not apparent to visitors.

    Synonyms:
    floor plan

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. plan

    Design refers to the adaptation of means to an end, the correspondence and coordination of parts, or of separate acts, to produce a result; intent and purpose overleap all particulars, and fasten on the end itself. Intention is simply the more familiar form of the legal and philosophical intent. Plan relates to details of form, structure, and action, in themselves; design considers these same details all as a means to an end. The plan of a campaign may be for a series of sharp attacks, with the design of thus surprising and overpowering the enemy. A man comes to a fixed intention to kill his enemy; he forms a plan to entrap him into his power, with the design of then compassing his death; as the law can not read the heart, it can only infer the intent from the evidences of design. Intent denotes a straining, stretching forth toward an object; purpose simply the placing it before oneself; hence, we speak of the purpose rather than the intent or intention of God. We hold that the marks of design in nature prove it the work of a great Designer. Intention contemplates the possibility of failure; purpose looks to assured success; intent or intention refers especially to the state of mind of the actor; purpose to the result of the action. Compare AIM; CAUSE; IDEA; MODEL.

    Synonyms:
    aim, design, device, end, end, final cause, intent, intention, object, project, proposal, purpose, scheme

    Preposition:
    The design of defrauding; the design of a building; a design for a statue.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plan(n.)

    Synonyms:
    draft, sketch, plot, drawing, map, chart

  2. plan(n.)

    Synonyms:
    scheme, project, system, method, device, design, contrivance, proposal, proposition

  3. plan(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    delineate, figure, represent, mark out, chalk out, sketch out

  4. plan(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    devise, contrive, scheme, project, plot, invent, design, concoct, digest, lay out, prepare, hatch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plan(n)

    Synonyms:
    diagram, draught

  2. plan(v)

    Synonyms:
    scheme, project, intend, devise, contrive, design, purpose

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How to use plan in a sentence?

  1. Jason Herbison:

    So what we really had to do was just stop, listen to the government advice and look at the way we film the show. And in consultation with our cast and crew, really formulate a plan where we felt we could all return to work safely.

  2. Herbert Hoover:

    Engineering is a great profession. There is the fascination of watching a figment of the imagination emerge through the aid of science to a plan on paper. Then it moves to realisation in stone or metal or energy. Then it brings homes to men or women. Then it elevates the standard of living and adds to the comforts of life. This is the engineer's high privilege.

  3. Dave Mustaine:

    I'm working closely with my doctors, and we've mapped out a treatment plan which they feel has a 90% success rate, treatment has already begun.

  4. European Council President Donald Tusk:

    This must ultimately conclude in Ukraine regaining control of its borders as foreseen in the (Minsk) plan.

  5. Cemex Philippines:

    The filing of the registration statement with the Philippine SEC is a first step in one of the alternatives CEMEX is exploring in the context of CEMEX's previously announced asset divestiture plan.


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