Definition of Plan:

  1. Decide on and arrange in advance.

  2. Written account of intended future course of action (scheme) aimed at achieving specific goal(s) or objective(s) within a specific timeframe. It explains in detail what needs to be done, when, how, and by whom, and often includes best case, expected case, and worst case scenarios. See also planning.

  3. A detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.

  4. Design or make a plan of (something to be made or built).

  5. An intention or decision about what one is going to do.

  6. A detailed map or diagram.

Synonyms of Plan

Organize, Arrange, Work out, Think out, Design, Line up, Outline, Sketch out, Map out, Chalk out, Draft, Prepare, Schedule, Programme, Formulate, Frame, Project, Develop, Set up, Fix up, Shape, Build, Devise, Concoct, Contrive, Design, Draw up a plan of, Make a drawing of, Draw up a layout of, Sketch out, Make a map of, Map out, Make a representation of, Intention, Aim, Idea, Intent, Objective, Object, Goal, Target, Hope, Aspiration, Ambition, Action, Adjust, Affair, Aim, Aim at, Alphabet, Ambition, Anagnorisis, Anatomy, Angle, Animus, Anticipate, Approach, Architectonics, Architecture, Argument, Arrange, Arrangement, Art, Aspiration, Aspire after, Aspire to, Atmosphere, Attempt, Await, Background, Be after, Be destined, Be fated, Be imminent, Be to be, Be to come, Beget, Blueprint, Breed, Bring forth, Bring into being, Build, Building, Business, Calculate, Call into being, Cast, Catalog, Catalogue raisonne, Catastrophe, Charactering, Characterization, Chart, Choreography, Clear for action, Clear the decks, Codify, Coin, Color, Come, Come on, Commitment, Complication, Composition, Conceive, Conception, Concert, Concoct, Conformation, Constitution, Construction, Contemplate, Continuity, Contract, Contrivance, Contrive, Conventional representation, Cook up, Coordinate, Counsel, Course of action, Creation, Cure, Cut out, Dance notation, Deal, Delineate, Delineation, Demonstration, Denouement, Depiction, Depictment, Deploy, Desideration, Desideratum, Design, Desire, Destine, Determination, Determine, Develop, Development, Device, Devise, Diagram, Discover, Drama, Draw near, Draw on, Drawing, Dream up, Dress, Drive at, Effect, Effort, Engagement, Engender, Enterprise, Envisage, Envision, Episode, Evolve, Exemplification, Expect, Fable, Fabric, Fabricate, Fabrication, Falling action, Fashion, Fashioning, Figuration, Figure, Fix, Fix up, Fixed purpose, Forecast, Foresee, Foretell, Forethink, Forging, Form, Format, Formation, Formula, Frame, Frame up, Function, Game plan, Generate, Get ready, Getup, Gimmick, Give being to, Give rise to, Go for, Graph, Ground plan, Harbor a design, Harmonize, Hatch, Have every intention, Hieroglyphic, Hope, Iconography, Idea, Ideogram, Illustration, Imagery, Imaging, Improvise, Incident, Intend, Intendment, Intent, Intention, Invent, Lay down, Lay out, Lay plans, Layout, Letter, Lie ahead, Limning, Line, Local color, Logogram, Logograph, Look for, Look forward to, Loom, Make, Make a projection, Make arrangements, Make do with, Make preparations, Make ready, Make up, Makeup, Making, Manufacture, Map, Map out, Mature, Mean, Meaning, Means, Method, Methodize, Mind, Mint, Mobilize, Mold, Molding, Mood, Motif, Motive, Movement, Musical notation, Mythos, Near, Nisus, Normalize, Notation, Notion, Object, Obligation, Operation, Orderliness, Organic structure, Organism, Organization, Organize, Originate, Outline, Pack, Pack the deal, Pattern, Patterning, Peripeteia, Physique, Pictogram, Picturization, Plan ahead, Platform, Plot, Point, Policy, Portraiture, Portrayal, Prearrange, Preconcert, Preconsider, Precontrive, Predesign, Predetermine, Predict, Prefigurement, Premeditate, Preorder, Prep, Prepare, Preresolve, Presentment, Pretreat, Printing, Procedure, Process, Procreate, Production, Program, Project, Projection, Prophesy, Proposal, Propose, Proposition, Prospectus, Provide, Purport, Purpose, Put in shape, Rationalize, Ready, Ready up, Realization, Recognition, Regularize, Regulate, Rendering, Rendition, Representation, Resolution, Resolve, Rig, Rising action, Routinize, Sake, Scenario, Schedule, Schema, Schematize, Scheme, Score, Script, Secondary plot, Set, Set up, Settle, Settle preliminaries, Setup, Sew up, Shape, Shaping, Sketch, Slant, Spawn, Stack the cards, Standardize, Story, Strategy, Strike out, Striving, Structure, Structuring, Study, Subject, Subplot, Switch, Syllabary, Symbol, Synchronize, System, Systematize, Tablature, Table, Table of contents, Tan, Task, Tectonics, Texture, Thematic development, Theme, Think, Think out, Think up, Threaten, Tissue, Tone, Topic, Treat, Trim, Try out, Tune, Tune up, Twist, Undertaking, Venture, View, Warp and woof, Way, Weave, Web, Will, Work, Work out, Work out beforehand, Work up, Writing, Scheme, Plan of action, Idea, Master plan, Game plan, Proposal, Proposition, Ploy, Suggestion, Project, Programme, System, Method, Procedure, Strategy, Stratagem, Formula, Recipe, Scenario, Arrangement, Schedule, Agenda

How to use Plan in a sentence?

  1. We took before, during and after pictures of the remodeling job to show that we adhered to the plan that we submitted.
  2. The UN peace plan.
  3. I like to be the person who makes a list and a plan so that I know exactly where I need to be and what is going to happen.
  4. A street plan.
  5. They were planning a trip to Egypt.
  6. We have to go in and take every thing from the office to the lunch room. Once we follow that plan , we will not go wrong.
  7. They were planning a garden.
  8. I have no plans to retire.

Meaning of Plan & Plan Definition