planned Definition

  • 1decided or arranged in advance
  • 2intentional and deliberate

Using planned: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "planned" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The trip was carefully planned in advance.

  • Example

    The company has a planned expansion strategy.

  • Example

    The attack was a planned act of terrorism.

  • Example

    The wedding was a planned event.

planned Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with planned

  • well-planned

    carefully thought out and organized in advance


    The project was a success due to its well-planned execution.

  • not well thought out or organized in advance


    The event was a disaster due to its poorly planned logistics.

  • over-planned

    having too much planning or organization, often leading to rigidity or inflexibility


    The vacation was over-planned, leaving no room for spontaneity or relaxation.


Summary: planned in Brief

The term 'planned' [plรฆnd] refers to something that is decided or arranged in advance, or intentional and deliberate. It can describe anything from a carefully planned trip to a premeditated attack. 'Planned' can be used in phrases like 'well-planned' or 'poorly planned,' and has informal synonyms like 'intentional.'

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