plan verb

ADV. ahead, in advance | originally The government had originally planned to launch the review in June. | carefully, meticulously | intelligently, rationally | centrally centrally planned economies

VERB + PLAN have to, need to You will need to plan your shopping carefully in advance.

PREP. for We must plan for the future. A meeting has been planned for early next year. | on I had planned on staying here for two or three years.

PHRASES go as planned Everything went exactly as planned. | plan sth down to the last detail