Origin of plan
synonym study for plan
historical usage of plan
The meaning “an organized proposal or scheme of action” first appeared in 1635; the more etymological meaning “a drawing or diagram of an object made by projection on a horizontal plane” appeared in 1664.
The earliest citation for “a formal program for specified benefits” is first recorded in 1912, with specific reference to a savings plan.
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How to use plan in a sentence
He has picked pre-primary brawls with Christie, Perry, and Marco Rubio.Rand Paul’s Passive-Aggressive Trolling Campaign|Olivia Nuzzi|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And increasingly smart navigation aids in the cockpit brought far greater precision and efficiency to route planning.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
News clips, sound bites, and planning details were shared on those platforms.China’s Internet Is Freer Than You Think|Brendon Hong|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At that time, pre -9/11, the links were more subtle and had to be hunted down.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While in pre-trial detention, Krivov undertook two hunger strikes.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Spaniards, indeed, feigned to regard them only as a remnant of the rebels who had joined the pre-existing brigand bands.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Doubtless the commentator habit is fixed in the nature of man; but it was pre-eminently mediaeval.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
All the miserable stratagems they had been guilty of to win him; the dishonest plotting and planning.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
From pre-natal days I was destined for the railway service, as an oyster to its shell.
Dr. Wilson says, in the statistical accounts of Scotland, many of which are suggestive of a pre-Raleigh period.
British Dictionary definitions for plan
Word Origin for plan
Other Idioms and Phrases with plan
In addition to the idiom beginning with plan
- plan on
- best-laid plans