Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb plan

4 senses of plan

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")
       => intend, mean, think -- (have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night")

Sense 2
plan -- (make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family")
       => think, cogitate, cerebrate -- (use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere")

Sense 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")
       => create by mental act, create mentally -- (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Sense 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")
       => create by mental act, create mentally -- (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Antonyms of adj planned

2 senses of planned

Sense 1
planned (vs. unplanned) -- (designed or carried out according to a plan; "the planned outlays for new equipment")

unplanned (vs. planned) -- (without apparent forethought or prompting or planning; "an unplanned economy"; "accepts an unplanned order"; "an unplanned pregnancy"; "unplanned remarks")
        => casual, chance (prenominal) -- (occurring or appearing or singled out by chance; "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence")
        => ad hoc -- (often improvised or impromptu; "an ad hoc committee meeting")
        => casual -- (without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand; "a casual remark"; "information collected by casual methods and in their spare time")
        => unpremeditated -- (not prepared or planned in advance; "asked an unpremeditated question")

Sense 2
aforethought (postnominal), planned, plotted -- (planned in advance; "with malice aforethought")

INDIRECT (VIA premeditated) -> unpremeditated -- (not premeditated)

Similarity of adj planned

2 senses of planned

Sense 1
planned (vs. unplanned) -- (designed or carried out according to a plan; "the planned outlays for new equipment")
       => contrived -- (showing effects of planning or manipulation; "a novel with a contrived ending")
       => deep-laid -- (secretly and carefully planned; "deep-laid plans")
       => preset, predetermined -- (set in advance; "a preset plan of action"; "at a predetermined time")
       => put-up -- (planned secretly; "it was a put-up job")
          Also See-> intended#1; premeditated#1

Sense 2
aforethought (postnominal), planned, plotted -- (planned in advance; "with malice aforethought")
       => premeditated (vs. unpremeditated) -- (characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning; "a premeditated crime")

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