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Synonyms of plan in English:


  • 1 a plan for raising money
    procedure, scheme, strategy, idea, proposal, proposition, suggestion, action point;
    project, program, system, method, stratagem, formula, recipe;
    way, means, measure, tactic
  • 2 her plan was to win a medal
  • 3 plans for the clubhouse
    blueprint, drawing, diagram, sketch, layout;
    illustration, representation
  • verb

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  • 1 plan your route in advance
    organize, arrange, work out, design, outline, map out, prepare, schedule, formulate, frame, develop, devise, concoct;
    plot, scheme, hatch, brew, slate
  • 2 he plans to buy a house
    intend, aim, propose, mean, hope, want, wish, desire, envisage
  • 3 I'm planning a new garden
    design, draw up, sketch out, map out
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