preplan

verb
pre·​plan | \ ˌprē-ˈplan How to pronounce preplan (audio) \
variants: or pre-plan
preplanned or pre-planned; preplanning or pre-planning

Definition of preplan

transitive + intransitive

: to plan in advance preplanned his own funeral preplanning for emergencies

Other Words from preplan

preplanned or pre-planned adjective
a program of preplanned activities a pre-planned industrial community

First Known Use of preplan

1847, in the meaning defined above

Buying Guide

Our Reviews team has selected the best 2022 planners.

Learn More About preplan

Time Traveler for preplan

Time Traveler

The first known use of preplan was in 1847

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near preplan

preplacement

preplan

preplant

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for preplan

Cite this Entry

“Preplan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preplan. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!