"plans" in the noun sense
1. plan, program, programme
a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
"they drew up a six-step plan"
"they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
2. design, plan
an arrangement scheme
"the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"
"it was an excellent design for living"
"a plan for seating guests"
3. plan, architectural plan
scale drawing of a structure
"the plans for City Hall were on file"
"plans" in the verb sense
1. plan, be after
have the will and intention to carry out some action
"He plans to be in graduate school next year"
"The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion"
make plans for something
"He is planning a trip with his family"
3. plan, project, contrive, design
make or work out a plan for devise
"They contrived to murder their boss"
"design a new sales strategy"
"plan an attack"
4. design, plan
make a design of plan out in systematic, often graphic form
"design a better mousetrap"
"plan the new wing of the museum"
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