- 1. planning, preparation, readying
- usage: an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action; "the planning was more fun than the trip itself"
- 2. planning, design, designing
- usage: the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise
- 3. planning, preparation, provision, thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation
- usage: 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"
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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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