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English

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Noun

Singular
plan

Plural
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  1. A drawing showing technical details of a building, machine, etc., with unwanted details omitted, and often using symbols rather than detailed drawing to represent doors, valves, etc.
    The plans for many important buildings were once publicly available.
  2. A set of intended actions, through which one expects to achieve a goal.
    He didn't really have a plan; he had a goal and a habit of control.
  3. A 2-dimensional drawing of a building as seen from above with obscuring or irrelevant details such as roof removed, or of a floor of a building, revealing the internal layout; as distinct from the elevation.
    Seen in plan, the building had numerous passageways not apparent to visitors.

Usage notes

  • A plan can be developed, executed, implemented, etc.

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Related terms

  • (2-dimensional drawing of a building) blueprint

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Verb

Infinitive
to plan

Third person singular
plan

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
n

to plan (third-person singular simple present plan, present participle n, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To design a building, machine, etc.
    The architect planned the builidng for the client.
  2. (transitive) To create a plan for.
    They jointly 'planned the project in phases, with good detail for the first month.
  3. (transitive) To intend.
    He 'planned to go, but work intervened.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

plan n. (plural plannen, diminutive plannetje)

  1. A set of intended actions, through which one expects to achieve a goal.
  2. A technical drawing.
  3. A detailed map.

Derived terms

Verb

plan

  1. First person singular present tense and imperative of plannen.

French

Pronunciation

Noun

plan m.

  1. plan
Singular Plural
Masculine plan
IPA: /plɑ̃/
plans
IPA: /plɑ̃/
Feminine plane
IPA: /plan/
planes
IPA: /plan/

Adjective

plan

  1. planar

German

Adjective

plan

  1. planar

Spanish

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] planus

Noun

plan m. (plural plans)

Singular
plan m.

Plural
plans m.

  1. plan
  2. intention
  3. (colloquial) mood
    • Vamos en plan rómantico.
      • We’re going in a romantic mood.

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Swedish

Inflections of
plan
Absolute Comparative Superlative
Attributive Predicative
Indefinite
singular
Common plan planare planast
Neuter plant
Definite
singular
Masc. plane planaste
All plana planaste
Plural plana planaste

Pronunciation

Adjective

plan

  1. Flat; horizontal (of a surface).
Inflection for plan Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative plan planet plan planen
Genitive plans planets plans planens

Noun

plan n.

  1. (mathematics) Plane; flat surface.
  2. Plane; level of existence.
    • astralplan
      • astral plane
  3. Aeroplane.

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Synonyms

Inflection for plan Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative plan planen planer planerna
Genitive plans planens planers planernas

Noun

plan c.

  1. A drawing showing how to construct a building, machine, etc.
  2. A set of intended actions, through which one expects to achieve a goal.

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