Thesaurus

planning

verb
present participle of plan

Synonyms of planning

2 to have in mind as a purpose or goal
  • I plan to have a party for my birthday, even if I have to throw it myself

Synonyms for planning

Words Related to planning

Phrases Synonymous with planning

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About planning

Time Traveler for planning

Time Traveler

The first known use of planning was in 1730

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near planning

planners

planning

plans

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Planning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/planning. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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

More from Merriam-Webster on planning

Nglish: Translation of planning for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of planning for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about planning

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

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!