Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of plan.
  • adj. existing or designed according to a plan

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. planned in advance
  • adj. designed or carried out according to a plan

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Police said Tuesday that the people fatally shot on Christmas Day by a man dressed as Santa Claus included his estranged wife, their two teenage children and three other family members in what they described as a planned assault that ended when the assailant killed himself.

    Wife and Children Among Victims of Shooter in Santa Suit, Police Say

  • He called Kyl a "nice guy" who had told a "horrible lie" that he said was fed to him by "fanatical enemies of Planned Parenthood who hate the idea that the word 'planned' should ever come before the word 'parenthood.'"

    Lawrence O'Donnell Tears Up While Emotionally Defending Planned Parenthood In Government Shutdown Fight (VIDEO)

  • For their new study, published on Monday in the journal Pediatrics, researchers Nanette Gartrell, a professor of psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco (and a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles), and Henry Bos, a behavioral scientist at the University of Amsterdam, focused on what they call planned lesbian families -- households in which the mothers identified themselves as lesbian at the time of artificial insemination.

    Alvin McEwen: Concerned Women for America are experts in cherry-picking science

  • Crawford's departure -- which she describes as a planned return to her teaching job -- serves as Downes 'main evidence supporting his claim that the Obama administration "is clearly backtracking" on Net Neutrality.

    Timothy Karr: 'AT&T Consultant' Conjures Evidence that Obama is Soft on Net Neutrality

  • SHERIFF LEO SAMANIEGO, EL PASO, TX: They don't have the manpower necessary to handle what I call a planned, well-organized invasion of undocumented aliens and the increase in drug trafficking.

    CNN Transcript Mar 2, 2006

  • Angeles, and Henry Bos, a behavioral scientist at the University of Amsterdam, focused on what they call planned lesbian families - households in which the mothers identified themselves as lesbian at the time of artificial insemination.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Henry Bos, a behavioral scientist at University of Amsterdam, focused on what they call planned lesbian families - households in which the mothers identified themselves as lesbian at the time of artificial insemination.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • The force said that Youssef Ahmed Wahid was arrested in the Gulf state in what it described as a planned operation and his extradition was pending.

    Homepage

  • London's Scotland Yard said Wahid was arrested in what it described as a planned operation and his extradition was pending.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Prosecutor Dallas Mack asked for a decade-long sentence for what he called a planned and deliberate arson that could have left many dead.

    Ottawa Sun

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