A plan is typically any diagram or list of steps with timing and resources, used to achieve an objective. See also strategy. It is commonly understood as a temporal set of intended actions through which one expects to achieve a goal. For spatial or planar topologic or topographic sets see map.
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... The grid plan, grid street plan or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid ... In the context of the culture of Ancient Rome, the grid plan method of land measurement was called Centuriation ...
... is moving forward with a comprehensive and unsustainable plan to improve its operations, financial "performance" and customer service experience ... As part of the plan, services to Auckland, Brisbane, Perth and Ho Chi Minh City will be suspended effective after the last scheduled flights of October 2011 ...
... The Third Five-Year Plan ran for only 3 years, up to 1941, when Germany invaded the Soviet Union during the Second World War ... first two years of the Third Five-Year Plan proved to be even more of a disappointment in terms of proclaimed production goals ...
... Generalplan Ost (GPO) was a Nazi plan to realize Hitler's "new order of ethnographical relations" in the territories occupied by Germany in Eastern Europe during World War II ... The plan was part of Hitler's own Lebensraum plan and a fulfillment of the Drang nach Osten ("Drive towards the East") state ideology ... The final version of Generalplan Ost, essentially a grand plan for ethnic cleansing, was divided into two parts the Kleine Planung ("Small Plan"), which covered actions ...
... Main article Battlestar Galactica The Plan In August 2008, the Sci Fi Channel officially announced the production of a two-hour TV movie which was planned to air after ... by Jane Espenson and directed by Edward James Olmos, The Plan storyline begins before the attack on the 12 colonies and shows events primarily from the perspective of ... On July 24, 2009, Edward James Olmos stated that The Plan will not be the last movie based on the reimagined series ...
More definitions of "plan":
- (noun): An arrangement scheme.
Example: "A plan for seating guests"
- (noun): Scale drawing of a structure.
Synonyms: architectural plan
- (verb): Have the will and intention to carry out some action.
Synonyms: be after
- (verb): Make or work out a plan for; devise.
Example: "Plan an attack"
Synonyms: project, contrive, design
- (noun): A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished.
Example: "They drew up a six-step plan"
Synonyms: program, programme
- (verb): Make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form.
Example: "Plan the new wing of the museum"
Famous quotes containing the word plan:
“As I write, there is a craze for what is called psychoanalysis, or the cure of diseases by explaining to the patient what is the matter with him: an excellent plan if you happen to know what is the matter with him, especially when the explanation is that there is nothing the matter with him.”
—George Bernard Shaw (18561950)
“To choose ones victims, to prepare ones plan minutely, to slake an implacable vengeance, and then to go to bed ... there is nothing sweeter in the world.”
—Josef Stalin (18791953)
“I deplore my shortcomings, but plan to keep them.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)