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Another word for plan

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Noun
  1. A method for making, doing, or accomplishing something

      1. The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
      2. The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of large-scale combat operations.
      3. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal.
      1. A systematic plan of action:
      2. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
      1. A plan, outline, or model:
      2. A pattern imposed on complex reality or experience to assist in explaining it, mediate perception, or guide response.
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. The act or an instance of laying out.
      2. An arrangement or plan, especially the schematic arrangement of parts or areas:
      3. The art or process of arranging printed or graphic matter on a page.
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. The strategy devised before or used during an event.
      2. A strategy for reaching an objective:
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
    See also:

    planned

  2. A method used in dealing with something

      1. The basic method for making or doing something, such as an artistic work or scientific procedure:
      2. Skill or command in a particular activity:
      1. A short, light nail with a sharp point and a flat head.
      2. A rope for holding down the weather clew of a course.
      3. A rope for hauling the outer lower corner of a studdingsail to the boom.
      1. A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
      2. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
      3. A set of instructions that performs a specific task; a subroutine or function.
      1. A method of operating or functioning.
      2. A person's manner of working.
      1. A geometric figure formed by a point moving along a fixed direction and the reverse direction.
      2. A thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface.
      3. A similar mark cut or scratched into a surface.
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. To set upon with violent force.
      2. To criticize strongly or in a hostile manner.
      3. To start work on with purpose and vigor:
      1. To come near or nearer, as in space or time:
      2. To make an approach, as in golf.
      3. To come or go near or nearer to:
    See also:

    means

  3. Systematic arrangement and design

    See also:

    order

Verb
  1. To form a strategy for

      1. (with object after out) To calculate.
      2. To make sense of.
      3. To smooth.
      1. To plan a strategy for (a business or financial venture, for example).
      2. To determine strategies; plan.
      1. A systematic plan of action:
      2. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. To state as or reduce to a formula.
      2. To express in systematic terms or concepts.
      3. To devise or invent:
      1. To form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive:
      2. To transmit or give (real property) by will.
      3. To suppose; imagine.
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. To plan with cleverness or ingenuity; devise:
      2. To invent or fabricate, especially by improvisation:
      3. To plan with evil intent; scheme:
      1. To become pregnant with (offspring):
      2. To form or develop in the mind:
      3. To apprehend mentally; understand:
      1. A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
      2. An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
      3. A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
    See also:

    planned

  2. To have in mind as a goal or purpose

      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      2. Something aimed or fired at.
      3. An object of criticism or verbal attack.
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. To put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption; suggest:
      2. To recommend (a person) for a position, office, or membership; nominate.
      3. To offer (a toast to be drunk).
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. To be used to convey; denote:
      2. To act as a symbol of; signify or represent:
      3. To intend to convey or indicate:
      1. To have in mind; plan:
      2. To design for a specific purpose:
      3. To have in mind for a particular use:
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. To look at attentively and thoughtfully:
      2. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder:
      3. To have in mind as an intention or possibility:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
  3. To set the time for (an event or occasion)

      1. A nonspatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.
      2. An interval separating two points on this continuum; a duration:
      3. A number, as of years, days, or minutes, representing such an interval:
      1. A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable:
      2. A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part:
      3. A printed or written list of items in tabular form:
    See also:

    time

  4. To work out and arrange the parts or details of

      1. To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing.
      2. To go out, leave.
      3. To start an activity with the intention of finishing it.
      1. A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.
      2. Something that suggests such a representation, as in clarity of representation.
      3. The correspondence of elements in one set to elements in the same set or another set.
      1. to expend
      2. to arrange in a certain way
      3. to concoct; think up
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
    See also:

    planned

Another word for plan

Noun
  1. A preliminary sketch

      1. A map, especially one for motorists, showing and designating the roads of a region.
      2. A set of guidelines, instructions, plans, or explanations:
      1. The act of projecting or the condition of being projected.
      2. A thing or part that extends outward beyond a prevailing line or surface:
      3. A plan for an anticipated course of action:
      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. The act or an instance of drawing.
      2. The art of representing objects or forms on a surface chiefly by means of lines.
      3. A work produced by this art.
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. The act of representing or the state of being represented.
      2. An image or likeness of something.
      3. An account or statement, as of facts, allegations, or arguments.
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. A variant of timeline.
      2. Alternative form of timeline.
      1. The act of delineating; depiction
      2. (art) An image of the outline of an object
      3. A graphic verbal description
      1. A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
      2. An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
      3. A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
      1. A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.
      2. Something that suggests such a representation, as in clarity of representation.
      3. The correspondence of elements in one set to elements in the same set or another set.
      1. A plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole.
      2. A graphic representation of an algebraic or geometric relationship.
      3. A chart or graph.
      1. A current of air in an enclosed area.
      2. A device that regulates the flow or circulation of air.
      3. The act of pulling loads; traction.
  2. A proposed sequence of action

      1. The strategy devised before or used during an event.
      2. A strategy for reaching an objective:
      1. An expected or supposed situation or sequence of events:
      2. An outline of the plot of a dramatic or literary work.
      3. An outline for a screenplay.
      1. A plan, outline, or model:
      2. A pattern imposed on complex reality or experience to assist in explaining it, mediate perception, or guide response.
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
      1. A formal summary of a proposed venture or project.
      2. A document describing the chief features of something, such as a business, an educational program, or especially a stock offering or mutual fund, for prospective buyers, investors, or participants.
      1. A route or proposed route of a journey.
      2. An account or record of a journey.
      3. A guidebook for travelers.
      1. The act or process of arranging:
      2. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal:
      3. A collection of things that have been arranged:
      1. A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
      2. The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
      1. The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
      2. The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of large-scale combat operations.
      3. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal.
      1. An agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act.
      2. A group of conspirators.
      3. An agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime or accomplish a legal purpose through illegal action.
      1. A small piece of ground, generally used for a specific purpose:
      2. A measured area of land; a lot.
      3. A ground plan, as for a building; a diagram.
      1. A plan; a set of intended actions, through which one intends to achieve a goal.
      1. A plan or course of action, as of a government, political party, or business, intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters:
      2. A course of action, guiding principle, or procedure considered expedient, prudent, or advantageous:
      3. Prudence, shrewdness, or sagacity in practical matters:
      1. The act of proposing.
      2. A plan that is proposed.
      3. An offer of marriage.
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
      3. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      1. The act, manner, or method of handling or dealing with someone or something:
      2. The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
      3. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
      1. A manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something:
      2. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
      3. A set of instructions that performs a specific task; a subroutine or function.
      1. The study of the most effective ways of securing objectives set by strategy, as in deploying and directing troops, ships, and aircraft against an enemy.
      2. Military actions or maneuvers used against an enemy:
      3. A procedure or set of maneuvers engaged in to achieve an end, an aim, or a goal.
      1. An organism as a whole, especially with regard to its vital processes or functions:
      2. A group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts:
      3. A group of interacting mechanical or electrical components:
      1. A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something:
      2. Orderly arrangement of parts or steps to accomplish an end:
      3. The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
      1. A task or venture undertaken:
      2. The action of beginning a task or venture:
      3. A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
      1. The act of projecting or the condition of being projected.
      2. A thing or part that extends outward beyond a prevailing line or surface:
      3. A plan for an anticipated course of action:
      1. A schematic representation of a sequence of operations, as in a manufacturing process or computer program.
      1. Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
      2. The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
      3. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. A listing of the order of events and other pertinent information for a public presentation.
      2. The presentation itself:
      3. A scheduled radio or television show.
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. A systematic plan of action:
      2. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
  3. Arrangement

      1. One's usual mood; temperament:
      2. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
      3. A physical property or tendency:
      1. A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular and systematic way of accomplishing something:
      2. Orderly arrangement of parts or steps to accomplish an end:
      3. The procedures and techniques characteristic of a particular discipline or field of knowledge:
      1. The act or an instance of laying out.
      2. An arrangement or plan, especially the schematic arrangement of parts or areas:
      3. The art or process of arranging printed or graphic matter on a page.
    See also:

    order

Verb
  1. To plot an action in advance