scale drawing of a structure
"the plans for City Hall were on file"
- architectural 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"
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"
make a design of
plan out in systematic, often graphic form
"design a better mousetrap"
"plan the new wing of the museum"
make or work out a plan for
"They contrived to murder their boss"
"design a new sales strategy"
"plan an attack"
make plans for something
"He is planning a trip with his family"
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"
- be after