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Plan vs. Purvey

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  • Plan (noun)

    A drawing showing technical details of a building, machine, etc., with unwanted details omitted, and often using symbols rather than detailed drawing to represent doors, valves, etc.

    "The plans for many important buildings were once publicly available."

  • Plan (noun)

    A set of intended actions, usually mutually related, through which one expects to achieve a goal.

    "He didn't really have a plan; he had a goal and a habit of control."

  • Plan (noun)

    A two-dimensional drawing of a building as seen from above with obscuring or irrelevant details such as roof removed, or of a floor of a building, revealing the internal layout; as distinct from the elevation.

    "Seen in plan, the building had numerous passageways not apparent to visitors."

  • Plan (noun)

    A method; a way of procedure; a custom.

  • Plan (noun)

    A subscription to a service; e.g., a phone plan, an Internet plan.

  • Plan (verb)

    To design (a building, machine, etc.).

    "The architect planned the building for the client."

  • Plan (verb)

    To create a plan for.

    "They jointly planned the project in phases, with good detail for the first month."

  • Plan (verb)

    To intend.

    "He planned to go, but work intervened."

  • Plan (verb)

    See plan on.

    "I was planning on going, but something came up."

  • Plan (verb)

    To make a plan.

    "They planned for the worst, bringing lots of emergency supplies."

  • Purvey (verb)

    To prepare in advance (for or to do something); to plan, make provision.

  • Purvey (verb)

    To furnish or provide.

  • Purvey (verb)

    To procure; to get.

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  • Plan (noun)

    A draught or form; properly, a representation drawn on a plane, as a map or a chart; especially, a top view, as of a machine, or the representation or delineation of a horizontal section of anything, as of a building; a graphic representation; a diagram.

  • Plan (noun)

    A scheme devised; a method of action or procedure expressed or described in language; a project; as, the plan of a constitution; the plan of an expedition.

  • Plan (noun)

    A method; a way of procedure; a custom.

  • Plan

    To form a delineation of; to draught; to represent, as by a diagram.

  • Plan

    To scheme; to devise; to contrive; to form in design; as, to plan the conquest of a country.

  • Purvey

    To furnish or provide, as with a convenience, provisions, or the like.

  • Purvey

    To procure; to get.

  • Purvey (verb)

    To purchase provisions; to provide; to make provision.

  • Purvey (verb)

    To pander; - with to.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Plan (noun)

    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"

  • Plan (noun)

    an arrangement scheme;

    "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"

    "it was an excellent design for living"

    "a plan for seating guests"

  • Plan (noun)

    scale drawing of a structure;

    "the plans for City Hall were on file"

  • Plan (verb)

    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"

  • Plan (verb)

    make plans for something;

    "He is planning a trip with his family"

  • Plan (verb)

    make or work out a plan for; devise;

    "They contrived to murder their boss"

    "design a new sales strategy"

    "plan an attack"

  • Plan (verb)

    make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form;

    "design a better mousetrap"

    "plan the new wing of the museum"

  • Purvey (verb)

    supply with provisions

Princeton's WordNet

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