Plan

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Definition

to plan (sthg, to do sthg, on doing sthg): to intend (to do sthg); to organize, to arrange (sthg)
verb
I am planning a dinner party at my house. I've invited eight people, but still haven't decided what food to cook.
I plan to move to the U.S. next year. I've received a job offer in New York and I've started looking at apartments online.

a plan: an intention, a prevision for future events
noun
What are your plans this weekend? I'm planning to go to the cinema, and you could come with me if you don't have any other plans.

Examples

  • "I've got plenty of other Scottish things planned for today: I've got a full-sized replica of the Loch Ness monster in the parking lot, and Brian mentioned that he'd like to try on some dresses with you later."
  • "Bruno : Ok Jean, let's go over the plan one more time."
  • "I plan to escape today."
  • "What's the plan?"
  • "I can't wait to tell you about my plans for the foundation."
  • "In response to an anonymous suggestion placed in the suggestion box last week, I am pleased to inform you that a company retreat has been planned for next month in Half Moon Bay."
  • "My future plans are to leave the city as soon as possible, assume a new identity and start a new life in a murder-free area."
  • "Alright, listen up, here's the plan."
  • "Industrial Fruit Concern Inc. has stated that if they acquire the juice business, they plan to completely change the company culture and business model, create hundreds of soulless storefronts across the world, and pretty much ruin everything that made it unique."
  • "I have impulsively decided to cancel the private plane flight with Horatio planned for this month."

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