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Synonyms for plan

Synonyms for plan

a method for making, doing, or accomplishing something

a method used in dealing with something

to have in mind as a goal or purpose

to set the time for (an event or occasion)

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to work out and arrange the parts or details of

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To prevent any contest of the kind, therefore, he made known his plan to the agents of the Northwest Company, and proposed to interest them, to the extent of one third, in the trade thus to be opened.
Such was a part of his brilliant and comprehensive plan.
For some time he revolved the idea in his mind, gradually extending and maturing his plans as his means of executing them augmented.
Should the Northwest Company persist in extending their trade in that quarter, their competition might be of serious detriment to the plans of Mr.
His daughter did not question him as to the cause of this change in plans, for since those three days that her father had kept himself locked in his workroom at home the girl had noticed a subtle change in her parent--a marked disinclination to share with her his every confidence as had been his custom since the death of her mother.
And so it was that they came to Singapore without the girl having the slightest conception of her father's plans.
How could he explain the plans when she evinced not the slightest sign that she was not already entirely conversant with them?
They had served their purpose too in deceiving von Horn who was now half convinced that Professor Maxon must have divulged more of their plans to his daughter than he had led the medical man to believe.
With regard to herself, it was now a matter of unconcern whether she went to town or not, and when she saw her mother so thoroughly pleased with the plan, and her sister exhilarated by it in look, voice, and manner, restored to all her usual animation, and elevated to more than her usual gaiety, she could not be dissatisfied with the cause, and would hardly allow herself to distrust the consequence.
"But though the scheme of disciplining the whole nation must be abandoned as mischievous or impracticable; yet it is a matter of the utmost importance that a well-digested plan should, as soon as possible, be adopted for the proper establishment of the militia.
As it can give no umbrage to the writers against the plan of the federal Constitution, let us suppose, that as they are the most zealous, so they are also the most sagacious, of those who think the late convention were unequal to the task assigned them, and that a wiser and better plan might and ought to be substituted.
If these lessons teach us, on one hand, to admire the improvement made by America on the ancient mode of preparing and establishing regular plans of government, they serve not less, on the other, to admonish us of the hazards and difficulties incident to such experiments, and of the great imprudence of unnecessarily multiplying them.
John Balbus, director of health programs at the advocacy organization Environmental Defense, says, "I'm pleased to see the strategic plan developing in a way that reflects the importance of community-based research programs and basic toxicology, yet provides a sharper focus on diseases with the greatest public health burdens." While there are still details to be worked out, he adds, this plan provides a good framework for merging newer analytic tools with traditional ones in meeting the ultimate goal of the NIEHS in preventing disease due to environmental causes.
* Sixty-nine percent of organizations that had a crisis communication plan implemented it in response to events affecting their organizations.
Schmidt wondered if perhaps they were not able to plan because they were inexperienced and did not know how to anticipate what routines would be needed in the lesson or class--thus relying on reacting to the needs of the moment as they arose.