Synonyms for (noun) plan

Synonyms: architectural plan, plan

Definition: scale drawing of a structure

Usage: the plans for City Hall were on file

Similar words: drawing

Definition: a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines

Usage: drawings of abstract forms; he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures


Synonyms: design, plan

Definition: an arrangement scheme

Usage: the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult; it was an excellent design for living; a plan for seating guests

Similar words: system, arrangement, organisation, organization

Definition: an organized structure for arranging or classifying

Usage: he changed the arrangement of the topics; the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original; he tried to understand their system of classification


Synonyms: program, programme, plan

Definition: a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished

Usage: they drew up a six-step plan; they discussed plans for a new bond issue

Similar words: idea, thought

Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind

Synonyms for (verb) plan

Synonyms: plan

Definition: make plans for something

Usage: He is planning a trip with his family

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate

Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments

Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere


Synonyms: plan, be after

Definition: have the will and intention to carry out some action

Usage: He plans to be in graduate school next year; The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion

Similar words: intend, think, mean

Definition: have in mind as a purpose

Usage: I mean no harm; I only meant to help you; She didn't think to harm me; We thought to return early that night


Synonyms: contrive, design, project, plan

Definition: make or work out a plan for; devise

Usage: They contrived to murder their boss; design a new sales strategy; plan an attack

Similar words: create by mental act, create mentally

Definition: create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands


Synonyms: design, plan

Definition: make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form

Usage: design a better mousetrap; plan the new wing of the museum

Similar words: create by mental act, create mentally

Definition: create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands