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Definitions of plan

  1.   A method; a way of procedure; a custom.
  2.   To scheme; to devise; to contrive; to form in design; as, to plan the conquest of a country.
  3.   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.
  4.   A drawing on a flat surface, showing the parts of anything; as, the plan of a building, etc.; scheme or project.
  5.   an arrangement scheme; " the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; " it was an excellent design for living"; " a plan for seating guests"
  6.   A drawing or representation of anything on a flat surface; a ground- plot of a building; a sketch; a design; a scheme.
  7.   A mode of action.
  8.   To scheme; to arrange beforehand.
  9.   An outline sketch; draft.
  10.   To make a sketch of on a flat surface: to form in design:- pr. p. planning; pa. t. and pa. p. planned.
  11.   make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; " design a better mousetrap"; " plan the new wing of the museum"
  12.   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"
  13.   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.
  14.   To form a draught of any intended work; to scheme or to devise.
  15.   To form a sketch or representation of any intended work on a flat surface; to devise or scheme.
  16.   scale drawing of a structure; " the plans for City Hall were on file"
  17.   A method; design.
  18.   make or work out a plan for; devise; " They contrived to murder their boss"; " design a new sales strategy"; " plan an attack"
  19.   To design; draw as a plan.
  20.   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"
  21.   To contrive; design; propose.
  22.   A drawing of anything on a plane or flat surface: a ground plot of a building: a scheme or project: a contrivance.
  23.   To form a delineation of; to draught; to represent, as by a diagram.
  24.   Planner.
  25.   Planned.
  26.   Design; ground- plot; scheme.
  27.   To make a sketch of; form in design; outline; arrange beforehand.
  28.   Planning.
  29.   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.
  30.   make plans for something; " He is planning a trip with his family"

Quotes of plan

  1. It is past time for Republican leadership to answer for record deficits and reckless spending, both in Iraq and in the U. S. It's time for a plan to bring our troops home. – Sherrod Brown
  2. I wanted to star in a western opposite Robert Redford. That was my plan for my life. – Dyan Cannon
  3. Altman works in such an interesting way, letting things occur in the film even if he didn't particularly plan them. – Julie Christie
  4. Unhappiness is something we are never taught about; we are taught to expect happiness, but never a Plan B to use to use when the happiness doesn't arrive. – Doug Coupland
  5. You would give up your career if you lost your voice for good, or if the impresarios stopped calling, or the audiences stopped coming. But as long as those things are there, I don't plan to stop. There is nothing that makes me feel better than to be with my public. – Celia Cruz
  6. A goal without a plan is just a wish. – Larry Elder
  7. I don't plan a career. That doesn't work for me. I just have to go with my gut. – Ralph Fiennes
  8. I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell, which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers. That's what I did before The Simpsons, and what I plan to do for the rest of my life. – Matt Groening
  9. Yet the whole preamble of the second authorization act for the Marshall Plan showed the direction Congress was ready to take about breaking down barriers within Europe. – W. Averell Harriman
  10. The magic was in the Marshall Plan itself. It provided an opportunity for appealing and constructive work. In a sense, the mission chiefs were given the opportunity to help act as architects for the new Europe that was envisioned. – Paul Hoffman
  11. Another goal is to look to the resources we have and to see how we could do better to plan in a sense, for the faculty and infrastructure that we will need to study Asia well into the 21st century. – William Kirby
  12. Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan – Paul J. Meyer
  13. People commonly educate their children as they build their houses, according to some plan they think beautiful, without considering whether it is suited to the purposes for which they are designed. – Mary Wortley Montagu
  14. My ambition is to do a good job. I never plan anything. – Ilie Nastase
  15. I do plan to return to golf one day, I just don't know when that day will be. – Tiger Woods

Usage examples for plan

  1. “ " I think that will be a very nice plan she told him. ” – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  2. We'll soon know if Jadar's plan has a chance. ” – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  3. It is the only plan – Pamela Giraud by Honore de Balzac
  4. Nobody was ever there at this hour of the day, and he sat down on his bed to think and plan – The Secret Chamber at Chad by Evelyn Everett-Green
  5. Well, I guess it would be a good plan – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  6. But Freyo had a plan in mind. ” – The Green Forest Fairy Book by Loretta Ellen Brady
  7. “ I have a little plan in my head. ” – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  8. At least, that was the plan – Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
  9. Because if you feel that way, I will try to arrange some other plan – The Boy With the U. S. Survey by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  10. Now run along and let us talk over a plan I have." ” – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  11. He thinks it would be a good plan for you? ” – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  12. Let me think; let me plan – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  13. Now I'll tell you what, Marie, let's plan something nice for this evening. ” – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  14. Your plan is the best. ” – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  15. “ An' it 's the only plan 'at 's fair to them, my lord. ” – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  16. Now, what plan of life should you have? ” – Stray Thoughts for Girls by Lucy H. M. Soulsby
  17. Let me know your plan – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  18. “ " We will," promised Mr. Bobbsey, but when the next day came the plan of the Bobbseys had to be changed. ” – The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope
  19. “ That's our plan too. ” – The Princess Passes by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  20. But let us think of some other plan – Calderon The Courtier A Tale by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Rhymes for plan

Idioms for plan

  • a game plan
  • plan on sth;
  • plan for sth;
  • plan for sm;
  • plan sth out;