Definitions of plan

  1. To contrive; design; propose.
  2. To form a delineation of; to draught; to represent, as by a diagram.
  3. To scheme; to devise; to contrive; to form in design; as, to plan the conquest of a country.
  4. To make a sketch of; form in design; outline; arrange beforehand.
  5. To make a sketch of on a flat surface: to form in design:- pr. p. planning; pa. t. and pa. p. planned.
  6. To design; draw as a plan.
  7. To scheme; to arrange beforehand.
  8. 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"
  9. make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; " design a better mousetrap"; " plan the new wing of the museum"
  10. make plans for something; " He is planning a trip with his family"
  11. To form a draught of any intended work; to scheme or to devise.
  12. To form a sketch or representation of any intended work on a flat surface; to devise or scheme.
  13. Planning.
  14. scale drawing of a structure; " the plans for City Hall were on file"
  15. an arrangement scheme; " the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; " it was an excellent design for living"; " a plan for seating guests"
  16. a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; " they drew up a six- step plan"; " they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
  17. Planner.
  18. A drawing of anything on a plane or flat surface: a ground plot of a building: a scheme or project: a contrivance.
  19. Design; ground- plot; scheme.
  20. A method; design.
  21. An outline sketch; draft.
  22. A mode of action.
  23. A draught, properly on a plane surface; draught in horizontal section of a building, or of any projected work on paper; a scheme devised; method.
  24. A drawing or representation of anything on a flat surface; a ground- plot of a building; a sketch; a design; a scheme.
  25. A draught or form; properly, a representation drawn on a plane, as a map or a chart; especially, a top view, as of a machine, or the representation or delineation of a horizontal section of anything, as of a building; a graphic representation; a diagram.
  26. A scheme devised; a method of action or procedure expressed or described in language; a project; as, the plan of a constitution; the plan of an expedition.
  27. A method; a way of procedure; a custom.
  28. Planned.