- 1. plan, program, programme, idea, thought
- usage: 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"
- 2. design, plan, arrangement, organization, organisation, system
- usage: an arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests"
- 3. plan, architectural plan, drawing
- usage: scale drawing of a structure; "the plans for City Hall were on file"
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- 1. plan, be after, intend, mean, think
- usage: 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"
- 2. plan, think, cogitate, cerebrate
- usage: make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family"
- 3. plan, project, contrive, design, create by mental act, create mentally
- usage: make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
- 4. design, plan, create by mental act, create mentally
- usage: make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum"
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