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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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But when the job is accomplished, the council hopes to ease the completed master plan into a joint plan being created by the neighboring city of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County.
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