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Noun plan has 3 senses
  1. plan, program, programme - 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"
    --1 is a kind of idea, thought
    --1 has particulars:
     audit program, audit programme; outline, schema, scheme; master plan; blueprint, design, pattern; plan of action; regimen, regime; project, projection; agenda, docket, schedule; pension plan, pension account, retirement plan, retirement savings plan, retirement savings account, retirement account, retirement program; employee savings plan; road map, guideline; stock purchase plan; budget
    Derived forms: verb plan3, verb plan2
  2. design, plan - an arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests"
    --2 is a kind of arrangement, organization, organisation, system
    --2 has particulars:
     configuration, constellation; layout; trap, snare; hotel plan, meal plan
    Derived forms: verb plan3, verb plan2
  3. plan, architectural plan - scale drawing of a structure; "the plans for City Hall were on file"
    --3 is a kind of drawing
    --3 has particulars: elevation; floor plan
    Derived form: verb plan4
Verb plan has 4 senses
  1. plan, be after - 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"
    --1 is one way to intend, mean, think
    Sample sentence:
    They plan to move
  2. plan - make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family"
    --2 is one way to
    think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Derived forms: noun plan2, noun plan1, noun planner2, noun planner1, noun planning1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue plan the movie
  3. plan, project, contrive, design - make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
    --3 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
    Derived forms: noun plan2, noun plan1, noun planner1, noun planning3
    Sample sentence:
    They plan to move
  4. design, plan - make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum"
    --4 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
    Derived forms: noun plan3, noun planner1, noun planning2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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