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Definition 1: an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action - [noun denoting act]

Samples where planning or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the planning was more fun than the trip itself

(planning is a kind of ...) the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

"preparations for the ceremony had begun"

(... is a kind of planning ) limiting the number of children born

(... is a kind of planning ) setting an order and time for planned events

Definition 2: the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise - [noun denoting act]

(planning is a kind of ...) the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)

"he contributed to the design of a new instrument"

(... is a kind of planning ) determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community

Definition 3: the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where planning or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties

Synonyms for planning in the sense of this definition

(planning is a kind of ...) the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

"thinking always made him frown" "she paused for thought"

(... is a kind of planning ) the thing arranged or agreed to

"they made arrangements to meet in Chicago"

(... is a kind of planning ) the planning that is disrupted when someone `upsets the applecart'

(... is a kind of planning ) (law) criminal intent; the thoughts and intentions behind a wrongful act (including knowledge that the act is illegal); often at issue in murder trials

(... is a kind of planning ) planning something carefully and intentionally

"it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"

(... is a kind of planning ) planning or plotting in advance of acting

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