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Meaning of PLANNING

Pronunciation:  pl'aning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise
  2. [n]  an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action; "the planning was more fun than the trip itself"
  3. [n]  the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

PLANNING is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: preparation, provision
 See Also: agreement, applecart, arrangement, birth control, birth prevention, birthcontrol, calculation, cerebration, city planning, deliberation, design, designing, family planning, forethought, intellection, malice aforethought, mens rea, mentation, premeditation, preparation, programing, programming, readying, scheduling, thinking, thought, town planning, urban planning



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adjustment, approach, arrangement, attack, basic training, blueprint, blueprinting, briefing, calculation, charting, clearing the decks, codification, conception, contrivance, coordination, design, device, disposition, enterprise, envisagement, equipment, familiarization, figuring, fixing, foresight, forethought, foundation, frame-up, game, graphing, ground plan, groundwork, guidelines, harmonization, idea, intention, layout, lineup, long-range plan, makeready, making ready, manufacture, mapping, master plan, method, methodization, methodology, mobilization, normalization, operations research, ordination, organization, packed deal, packed jury, plan, planning function, plotting, prearrangement, preconcertedness, preliminaries, preliminary, preliminary act, preliminary step, premeditation, preordering, prep, preparation, preparatory study, preparing, prepping, prerequisite, pretreatment, procedure, processing, program, program of action, propaedeutic, provision, put-up job, rationalization, readying, regularization, regulation, rigged jury, routinization, schedule, schema, schematism, schematization, scheme, scheme of arrangement, scheming, setup, spadework, stacked deck, strategic plan, strategy, system, systematization, tactical plan, tactics, the big picture, the picture, training, treatment, trial, tryout, warm-up, way, working plan