Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: planning  pla-ning
  1. An act of formulating a program for a definite course of action
    "the planning was more fun than the trip itself"
     
  2. The act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise
     
  3. 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";
    - preparation, provision
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

Derived forms: plannings

Type of: cerebrate, cerebration, cogitate, create by mental act, create mentally, design, designing, intellection, intend, mean, mentation, preparation, readying, think, thinking, thought, thought process

Encyclopedia: Planning, Programming and Budgeting System

Plan, Isere