Plan Plan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Planned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Planning}.] 1. To form a delineation of; to draught; to represent, as by a diagram. [1913 Webster]

2. To scheme; to devise; to contrive; to form in design; as, to plan the conquest of a country. [1913 Webster]

Even in penance, planning sins anew. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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