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Preparations and plans - thesaurus

Synonyms

preparation

noun

the process of making someone or something ready for something

agreement

noun

an arrangement or decision about what to do, made by two or more people, groups, or organizations

plan

noun

a series of actions that you think about carefully to help you to achieve something

planning

noun

the process of deciding how you will do something before you do it

programme

noun

a plan of activities for achieving something

strategy

noun

a plan or method for achieving something, especially over a long period of time

tactic

noun

a particular method or plan for achieving something

plot

noun

a secret plan to do something bad, made by two or more people

conspiracy

noun

a secret plan by a group of people to do something bad or illegal, especially in politics

blueprint

noun

a detailed plan for doing something new, or something that is a model for how something should be done

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alignment

noun

the organization of activities or systems so that they match or fit well together

arrangement

noun

an agreement or plan that you make with someone else

arrangements

noun

practical plans for managing the details of an event involving many people

brainchild

noun

a clever system, organization, or plan that someone thinks of and develops

calendar

noun

mainly American the things you plan to do within a particular period of time

chimaera

a British spelling of chimera

chimera

noun

formal a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

contingency

noun

something done in order to prepare for a possible bad event

coordination

noun

the process of organizing people or things in order to make them work together effectively

design

noun

literary a plan or idea

exercise

noun

formal an action that has a particular plan, purpose, or result

exit strategy

noun

a plan that allows you to stop being involved in a situation without causing any harm or disadvantage to yourself

fallback

noun

something that you can use if your first plan or idea fails

format

noun

the arrangement, design, or organization of something

formula

noun

a plan or method for dealing with a problem or for achieving a result

formulation

noun

the development of a plan, system, or proposal

game plan

noun

the things that you decide you have to do in order to win a competition or succeed in achieving a goal

groundwork

noun

work that you do in order to prepare for something

holding

noun

the process of organizing something such as an election or meeting

housekeeping

noun

the activity of keeping things organized so that you can work more effectively

house of cards

noun

something such as a plan or system that could easily fail or be destroyed

husbandry

noun

old-fashioned careful management of your money and other necessary things

intrigue

noun

a secret plan to harm or cheat someone, or the process of making such a plan

logistics

noun

the practical arrangements that are necessary in order to organize something successfully, especially something involving a lot of people or equipment

machinations

noun

formal secret, complicated, and clever plans and actions intended to achieve an aim

master plan

noun

a plan giving all the details of how you intend to succeed in doing something difficult

organization

noun

the action or process of planning and arranging something

plan

noun

something that you intend to do and make arrangements to achieve

Plan B

noun

a plan that you intend to use if your first plan fails

preliminary

noun

something that is said or done to introduce or prepare for something else

premeditation

noun

the process of deliberately planning to do something bad such as a crime

preparations

noun

things that you do so that you are ready for something

programme

noun

a plan of activities for an event or a series of events

programming

noun

the development of a programme of activities for achieving something

provision

noun

plans or preparation for future needs

road map

noun

a plan or set of instructions that makes it easier for someone to do something

safety net

noun

a plan or system that is designed to protect people or prevent serious problems

schedule

noun

a plan of activities or events and when they will happen

schema

noun

a plan that just shows the main parts of something

scheme

noun

British a plan that is developed by a government or large organization in order to provide a particular service for people

scheme

noun

a plan for achieving something, especially something illegal or dishonest

spadework

noun

British preparation and hard work that has to be done at the beginning of a project

spec

noun

informal specification

specification

noun

an exact measurement or detailed plan about how something is to be made

stewardship

noun

the way in which someone organizes and looks after something

stratagem

noun

formal a plan for achieving something or for tricking someone

strategy

noun

the skill of planning how to achieve something, especially in war or business

timeline

noun

American a plan of when something should happen or how much time something should take

timetable

noun

a plan that says how long you will take to do something and gives a time for finishing each stage of the process

warm-up

noun

an occasion when you prepare yourself for an activity

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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