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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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With success comes responsibility.We'd advise you to save your energies for next weekend when,if all goes according to plan,all this will be only too happily forgiven and forgotten.
If everything goes according to plan, IBM will be able to offer a common enterprise file system for all servers and a virtualization engine that will pool all storage arrays.
"Sydney's off to a fantastic start," she said, "and I think that if everything goes according to plan, that's the direction they're headed."
If all goes according to plan, Seiberlich hopes a more secure system of container security will be in place at the end of 2003.
If all goes according to plan, the world's southernmost Orthodox church will open next year at a Russian polar research station the driest; coldest and windiest continent.
But it looks like Goodyear is taking another look and if all goes according to plan, we will still publish an annual tire issue.
If the pilot scheme goes according to plan, 100 Sainsbury stores will begin to stock Boots make-up and skin products such as No7 lipsticks and Soltan suncreams.
If all goes according to plan, production on the new "Law" could start as soon as late December, with all 13 episodes in the can by early summer -- before the start of the threatened writers and actors strikes.
"If all goes according to plan there's plenty of fine dry weather on the cards for most of the country.
Unfortunately, if all goes according to plan, we can also expect to pay some jacked-up prices to compensate the latest folks who say they've been victimized by tacos, doughnuts, pita wraps, milk, soap, and toothbrushes.
Bacon, 23, said: "It's shrouded in secrecy but, if all goes according to plan, I will be back on the box in the New Year.
And, if all goes according to plan, the 1994 calendar will be in the works soon.