HyperDic: plan

English > 7 senses of the word plan:
NOUNcognitionplan, program, programmea series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
cognitionplan, designan arrangement scheme
artifactplan, architectural planscale drawing of a structure
VERBcognitionplan, be afterhave the will and intention to carry out some action
cognitionplanmake plans for something
creationplan, project, contrive, designmake or work out a plan for
creationplan, designmake a design of
plan > pronunciation
Soundsplae'n
Rhymesafghan / Afghan ... Yucatan: 118 rhymes with aen...
English > plan: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished.
Examples
  • "they drew up a six-step plan"
  • "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
Synonymsprogram, programme
Narroweragenda, docket, scheduleA temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
audit program, audit programmeA listing of audit procedures to be performed in completing an audit
blueprint, design, patternSomething intended as a guide for making something else
budgetA summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
employee savings planA plan that allows employees to contribute to an investment pool managed the employer
master planA long-term outline of a project or government function
outline, schema, schemeA schematic or preliminary plan
pension plan, pension account, retirement plan, retirement savings plan, retirement savings account, retirement account, retirement programA plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement
plan of actionA plan for actively doing something
project, projectionA planned undertaking
regimen, regime(medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)
road map, guidelineA detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards / standards or determining a course of action
stock purchase planAn organized plan for employees of a company to buy shares of its stock
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishplan, programa
Catalanpla, programa
Verbsplanmake plans for something
planmake or work out a plan for
English > plan: 7 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn arrangement scheme.
Example "a plan for seating guests"
Synonymdesign
Narrowerconfiguration, constellationAn arrangement of parts or elements
hotel plan, meal planA plan and a room rate for providing a room and meals / meals to guests at a hotel
layoutA plan or design of something that is laid out
trap, snareSomething (often something deceptively attractive) that catches / catches you unawares
Broaderarrangement, organization, organisation, systemAn organized structure for arranging or classifying
Spanishplan, proyecto, trazado
Catalanpla, traçat
Verbsplanmake plans for something
planmake or work out a plan for
English > plan: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningscale drawing of a structure.
Example"the plans for City Hall were on file"
Synonymarchitectural plan
NarrowerelevationDrawing of an exterior of a structure
floor planscale drawing of a horizontal section through a building at a given level
BroaderdrawingA representation of forms or objects on a surface / surface by means of lines
Spanishplano
Catalanplànol
Verbsplanmake a design of
English > plan: 7 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningHave the will and intention to carry out some action.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
ModelThey plan to move
Examples
  • "He plans to be in graduate school next year"
  • "The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion"
Synonymbe after
Narrowerdraw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot forHave an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
hope, go forIntend with some possibility of fulfilment
think outConsider carefully and rationally
Broaderintend, mean, thinkhave in mind as a purpose
Spanishplanear, planificar
Catalanplanejar, planificar
English > plan: 7 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningmake plans for something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
ModelSam and Sue plan the movie
Example"He is planning a trip with his family"
Narrowerchartplan in detail
frame, compose, draw upMake up plans or basic details for
intend, destine, designate, specifydesign or destine
lay outProvide a detailed plan / plan or design
mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrateplan and direct (a complex undertaking)
plotplan secretly, usually something illegal
project, proposePresent for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
scheduleplan for an activity or event
schedulemake a schedule / schedule
schemedevise a system or form a scheme for
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Spanishplanear, planificar
Catalanplanejar, planificar
Nounsplana series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
planan arrangement scheme
plannera notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.
plannera person who makes plans
planningan act of formulating a program for a definite course of action
English > plan: 7 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningmake or work out a plan for; devise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey plan to move
Example "plan an attack"
Synonymsproject, contrive, design
Narrowerconcertcontrive (a plan) by mutual agreement
map, map outplan, delineate, or arrange in detail
plotDevise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet)
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Spanishplanear, planificar
Catalanplanejar, planificar
Nounsplana series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
planan arrangement scheme
plannera person who makes plans
planningthe cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening / happening
English > plan: 7 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningmake a design of; plan / plan out in systematic, often graphic form.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "plan the new wing of the museum"
Synonymdesign
Narrowerblueprint, draft, draughtmake a blueprint of
engineerdesign as an engineer
redesigndesign anew, make a new design for
Broadercreate by mental act, create mentallyCreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
Spanishdiseñar
Catalandissenyar
Nounsplanscale drawing of a structure
plannera person who makes plans
planningthe act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise

©2001-18 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict