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plan

noun agenda, alternative, ambition, cabal, campaign, complot, conspiracy, course of accion, curriculum, design, draft, expedient, forethought, hope, intendment, intent, intention, itinerary, plot, preparation, program, projection, proposal, prooosed action, proposition, prospectus, readiness, resolve, schedule, scheme, strategy, suggestion, syllabus, tactic, undertaking
Associated concepts: ecological plan, feasibility plan, plan for reorganization, planning board

plan

verb aim, arrange, block out, cabal, calculate, collude, complot, concoct, connive, conspire, contrive, design, determine upon, devise, engineer, establish guidelines for, expect, figure, frame, harbor a design, have a policy, intend, intrigue, lay out, lay the foundation, look ahead, machinate, make arrangements, make preparations, make ready, map out, mark out a course, organize, outline, plot, prearrange, preconcert, precontrive, predesign, premeditate, prepare, project, propose, prooide for, purpose, resolve, schedule, scheme, set up, shape a course, take measures, think ahead, work out
See also: agenda, arrangement, attempt, blueprint, building, calculate, campaign, channel, composition, conceive, conspiracy, conspire, contemplation, content, contour, contrivance, contrive, course, decide, delineation, design, device, devise, direction, enterprise, expedient, forethought, form, formulate, frame, goal, idea, intend, intent, intention, invent, maneuver, method, model, motif, motive, order, organization, originate, outline, outlook, pattern, platform, ploy, policy, prearrange, predetermine, preparation, procedure, process, program, project, proposal, propose, proposition, prospect, prospectus, provide, purpose, purview, report, resolution, resolve, schedule, scheme, set down, stratagem, strategy, structure, subterfuge, suggestion, system, target, undertaking, way

PLAN. The delineation or design of a city, a house or houses, a garden, a vessel, &c. traced on paper or other substance, representing the position, and the relative proportions of the different parts.
     2. When houses are built by one person agreeably to a plan, and one of them is Sold to a person, with windows and doors in it, the owner of the others cannot shut up those windows, nor has his grantee any greater right. 1 Price, R. 27; 2 Ry. & Mo. 24; 1 Lev. 122; 2 Saund. 114, n. 4 1 M. & M. 396; 9 Bing 305; 1 Leigh's N. P. 559. See 12 Mass: 159; Hamm. N. P. 202; 2 Hill. Ab. c. 12, n. 6 to 12; Com. Dig. Action on the case for a nuisance, A. See Ancients Lights; Windows.

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If all goes according to plan, it will be released in 2008, the Chipmunks' 50th-anniversary year.
If all goes according to plan, we are hoping that they will be able to go on public display over the next few days.
If all goes according to plan, production could begin at the easternmost portion of the property by the end of the year.
6 billion years ago, and if all goes according to plan, the NASA craft Stardust will carry bits of that original material to Earth in January 2006.
IF everything goes according to plan for Cardiff City, Ninian Park's days are numbered.
His toe injury seems to have totally cleared up, and, if everything goes according to plan, he will join defending champion Kinda Magic, Lavender Prince and Kilkenny Goal in the competition.
Eliot Soffes, the project's principal architect, notes that "If all goes according to plan, for the first time pedestrians will be able to see through from Lexington Ave.
At least, that's what company officials hope will happen, if all goes according to plan.
Forest boss David Platt said: "If all goes according to plan, he should be back in time for next season.
But as actors Martine McCutcheon and Ross Kemp filmed the dramatic scenes in London, it was obvious not everything goes according to plan.
If all goes according to plan, the coke plant will remain operational until September 28, 2001 when the coke ovens are to be shutdown to allow the transition of ownership to take place.