plan

All Noun Verb
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  • Info A plan is typically any diagram or list of steps with timing and resources, used to achieve an objective. more...
  • There are long term plans at the club to find a new home.
  • They are working together to create long-term plans for the natural area.
  • The school board works to set policy and long range plans for the district.
  • The new five-year plan has to take all this into account.
  • This was four years and three months short of his initial five year plan.
  • The level of defense was poor and players did not form any deep plan.
  • There also are long-term plans to build an entirely new international airport.
  • Despite this, no plans have been made to release the games to the general public.
  • For whatever reason, that fell through, but he had a back-up plan.
  • The plan failed and two of its members were killed and another one was arrested.
  • What is the mayor-council plan, and what changes are being brought about in it? Cited from Problems in American Democracy, by T. Williamson
  • Original plans for the town set aside land for a state university.
  • These orders failed to get through and the attack went ahead as originally planned.
  • Plans are being made to move the aircraft to a British museum.
  • The first of these was being planned when war broke out.
  • Did this mean that her well-laid plan had failed? Cited from Heart and Science, by Wilkie Collins
  • Initially, their plans covered the three main sections but there was no tower.
  • All recording plans were put on hold and the band's future was in doubt.
  • His intention was for a ten-year plan to complete the railway.
  • By December they decided to try his plan and made him a Colonel.
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Meaning of plan

  • 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
  • noun Scale drawing of a structure
    the plans for City Hall were on file
  • 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
  • verb Make plans for something
    He is planning a trip with his family
  • verb Make or work out a plan for; devise
    They contrived to murder their boss, design a new sales strategy, plan an attack