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plans

noun
plural of plan

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish
  • our plan is to finish up by next Friday

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plans

verb
present tense third-person singular of plan

Synonyms of plans (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to work out the details of (something) in advance
  • we planned the school dance down to the smallest detail

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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

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“Plans.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plans. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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