What does planning mean?

Definitions for planning
plan·ning

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word planning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. planning(noun)

    an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action

    "the planning was more fun than the trip itself"

  2. planning(noun)

    the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise

  3. planning, preparation, provision(noun)

    the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

    "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

Wiktionary

  1. planning(Noun)

    action of the verb to plan

  2. planning(Noun)

    the act of formulating of a course of action, or of drawing up plans

  3. planning(Noun)

    the act of making contingency plans

Webster Dictionary

  1. Planning

    of Plan

Freebase

  1. Planning

    Planning is the process of thinking about and organizing the activities required to achieve a desired goal. Planning involves the creation and maintenance of a plan. As such, planning is a fundamental property of intelligent behavior. This thought process is essential to the creation and refinement of a plan, or integration of it with other plans; that is, it combines forecasting of developments with the preparation of scenarios of how to react to them. An important, albeit often ignored aspect of planning, is the relationship it holds with forecasting. Forecasting can be described as predicting what the future will look like, whereas planning predicts what the future should look like. The counterpart to planning is spontaneous order.

Editors Contribution

  1. planning

    To think, plan, map and create a goal, task, plan or project.

    Planning is important for achievement.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 28, 2020  
  2. planning

    Verb form of the word plan.

    Planning in life is vital for achieving goals, tasks, projects and achievements.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'planning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1117

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'planning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #844

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'planning' in Nouns Frequency: #469

How to pronounce planning?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say planning in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of planning in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of planning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of planning in a Sentence

  1. Joe Namath:

    The history of the high seas have survival rates over the years, there have been miracles out there, and we're planning on finding the children.

  2. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance:

    For nearly 23 years, Roslyn Pilmar and Evan Wald evaded justice for Roslyn Pilmar and Evan Wald gruesome crime and thought Roslyn Pilmar and Evan Wald would get away with it, but today, a jury rightfully found Roslyn Pilmar and Evan Wald guilty of Murder in the Second Degree for planning Mr. Pilmar's murder together and acting in concert to carry out the cold-blooded killing, i thank the prosecutors in my Office's Cold Case and Forensic Sciences Unit and NYPD detectives for more than two decades of dedication to this case and ensuring that Howard's death was never forgotten.

  3. Oliver Weisberg:

    We're very excited to once again host this legendary night of music, and are especially proud of the impact it will have on our Brooklyn community through the creation of local jobs, we deeply appreciate the support and advice of state and local government officials, as well as our internal management and team of medical experts, all of whom have been working hard to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved, and we will continue to closely follow their guidance throughout every step of the planning process with our partners at ViacomCBS.

  4. Mark Caine:

    Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.

  5. Charles Elson:

    You want someone independent to be in charge of succession planning, given the fact it's a dual-class company, though, it doesn't really matter because no matter what happens, he and his family remain in control.

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