Plan

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Plan \Plan\, noun [F., fr. L. planus flat, level. See {Plain}, adjective]

1. 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.

2. 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.

God's plans like lines pure and white unfold. --M. R. Smith.

3. A method; a way of procedure; a custom.

The simple plan, That they should take who have the power, And they should keep who can. --Wordsworth.

{Body plan}, {Floor plan}, etc. See under {Body}, {Floor}, etc.

Syn: Scheme; draught; delineation; plot; sketch; project; design; contrivance; device. See {Scheme}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Plan \Plan\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Planned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Planning}.]

1. To form a delineation of; to draught; to represent, as by a diagram.

2. To scheme; to devise; to contrive; to form in design; as, to plan the conquest of a country.

Even in penance, planning sins anew. --Goldsmith.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

plan

noun

1: 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" [syn: {plan}, {program}, {programme}]

2: an arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests" [syn: {design}, {plan}]

3: scale drawing of a structure; "the plans for City Hall were on file" [syn: {plan}, {architectural plan}]

verb

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" [syn: {plan}, {be after}]

2: make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family"

3: make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack" [syn: {plan}, {project}, {contrive}, {design}]

4: make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum" [syn: {design}, {plan}]

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