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Princeton's WordNet

  1. planningnoun

    an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action

    "the planning was more fun than the trip itself"

    Synonyms:
    preparation, provision

  2. planningnoun

    the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise

    Synonyms:
    preparation, provision

  3. planning, preparation, provisionnoun

    the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

    "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

    Synonyms:
    supplying, homework, proviso, cooking, formulation, provision, preparedness, grooming, cookery, readying, training, supply, readiness, prep, preparation

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How to use planning in a sentence?

  1. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

  2. Maria Bruno:

    People who have left the workforce with large tax-deferred accounts can do some smart planning between age 65 and 70, presumably you have moved to a lower marginal tax bracket, so it may make sense to accelerate some of that income, and the tax liability.

  3. Clive Williams:

    To drive a car into a group of policemen takes no planning whatsoever, it's a lot different from what Al Qaeda was encouraging people to do, which was to do sophisticated bombings which would result in lots of casualties but took lots of preparation and organization. There was a better chance of detecting them, but they were more dangerous -- whereas these are less detectable but less dangerous.

  4. Christopher Paul Hasson:

    I have never hurt anyone in my life and I was not planning to in any way, shape or form.

  5. Klaas Dijkhoff:

    The 6th of March, the 7th of March is when you can expect the spring influx to rise ... we have until that time to find solutions that mostly involve the Greek-Turkish influx, the border there, if that doesn't lead to lower numbers, we'll have to find other measures and we'll have to do more contingency planning ... That's a very crucial date to see to what extent we succeed in lowering the influx towards Europe as a whole, or we have to take other measures.

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