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Verb: plan (planned,planning)  plan
  1. 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";
    - be after
     
  2. Make plans for something
    "He is planning a trip with his family"
     
  3. Make or work out a plan for; devise
    "plan an attack";
    - project, contrive, design
     
  4. Make a design of in systematic, often graphic form
    "plan the new wing of the museum";
    - design
Noun: plan  plan
  1. A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"; "they drew up a six-step plan";
    - program, programme [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. An arrangement scheme
    "a plan for seating guests";
    - design
     
  3. Scale drawing of a structure
    "the plans for City Hall were on file";
    - architectural plan

Derived forms: plans, planning, planned

Type of: arrangement, cerebrate, cogitate, create by mental act, create mentally, drawing, idea, intend, mean, organisation [Brit], organization, system, think, thought

Encyclopedia: Plan, Isere