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1. plan

noun. ['ˈplæn'] a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished.

Synonyms

  • scheme
  • regime
  • blueprint
  • audit program
  • stock purchase plan
  • budget
  • retirement plan
  • agenda
  • program
  • idea
  • retirement account
  • employee savings plan
  • programme
  • pension account
  • pattern
  • design
  • projection
  • master plan
  • retirement savings account
  • project
  • road map
  • plan of action
  • retirement program
  • thought
  • pension plan
  • regimen
  • docket
  • schedule
  • audit programme
  • retirement savings plan
  • schema
  • outline

Antonyms

  • divergent thinking
  • convergent thinking
  • unbelief
  • dissociate

Etymology

  • plan (French)

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Example sentences of the word plan


1. Noun, singular or mass
Find an amusement park or water park in your area, and plan an outing there.

2. Verb, base form
Now that you have a target, you must plan how much to save towards retirement.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This also is required if you plan to file a private lawsuit in court.

Quotes containing the word plan


1. Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
- Saint Augustine

2. There are people who are able to plan their career, their future, but I've never had any talent for that. I just do things and hope for the best. Say yes, take a chance, and sometimes it's terrific and sometimes it's not.
- Christopher Walken

3. We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it.
- Lauryn Hill

2. open-plan

adjective. (of rooms or buildings) having large rooms with few dividing partitions.

Antonyms

  • unfree

3. plan

verb. ['ˈplæn'] have the will and intention to carry out some action.

Synonyms

  • intend
  • think out
  • hope
  • mean
  • draw a bead on
  • go for
  • aspire
  • be after
  • think
  • shoot for

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • top
  • bottom
  • demote

Etymology

  • plan (French)

4. plan

verb. ['ˈplæn'] make plans for something.

Synonyms

  • propose
  • draw up
  • scheme
  • compose
  • plot
  • cerebrate
  • chart
  • mastermind
  • specify
  • destine
  • organize
  • lay out
  • frame
  • organise
  • engineer
  • orchestrate
  • intend
  • designate
  • direct
  • project
  • think
  • schedule

Antonyms

  • agitate
  • contract
  • generalize
  • disorganise

Etymology

  • plan (French)

5. plan

verb. ['ˈplæn'] make or work out a plan for; devise.

Synonyms

  • contrive
  • design
  • create by mental act
  • project
  • plot
  • map out
  • concert
  • create mentally

Antonyms

  • outgoing
  • undock
  • indirect
  • dishonest

Etymology

  • plan (French)

6. plan

noun. ['ˈplæn'] an arrangement scheme.

Synonyms

  • design
  • arrangement
  • meal plan
  • snare
  • organisation
  • configuration
  • system
  • trap
  • hotel plan
  • constellation
  • organization

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disagree
  • uncreativeness
  • hide

Etymology

  • plan (French)

7. plan

noun. ['ˈplæn'] scale drawing of a structure.

Synonyms

  • drawing
  • architectural plan
  • floor plan

Antonyms

  • source program
  • object program
  • hardware
  • conception

Etymology

  • plan (French)

8. plan

verb. ['ˈplæn'] make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form.

Synonyms

  • create by mental act
  • blueprint
  • engineer
  • draft
  • draught
  • create mentally
  • redesign

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • indirectness
  • unrelated
  • collateral

Etymology

  • plan (French)
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