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plan

 (plăn)
n.
1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective: a plan for improving math instruction.
2. A proposed or intended course of action: had no plans for the evening.
3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline: a seating plan; the plan of a story.
4. A drawing or diagram made to scale showing the structure or arrangement of something.
5. In perspective rendering, one of several imaginary planes perpendicular to the line of vision between the viewer and the object being depicted.
6. A program or policy stipulating a service or benefit: a pension plan.
v. planned, plan·ning, plans
v.tr.
1. To formulate a scheme or program for the accomplishment, enactment, or attainment of: plan a campaign.
2. To have as a specific aim or purpose; intend: They plan to buy a house.
3. To draw or make a graphic representation of.
v.intr.
To make plans.

[French, alteration (influenced by plan, flat surface) of plant, ground plan, map, from planter, to plant, from Latin plantāre, from planta, sole of the foot; see plat- in Indo-European roots.]

plan′ner n.
Synonyms: plan, blueprint, design, project, scheme, strategy
These nouns denote a method or program in accordance with which something is to be done or accomplished: an ambitious plan for achieving energy independence; a blueprint for reorganizing the company; a design for ending the conflict; a project for urban renewal; a grand scheme aimed at ending illiteracy; a strategy for economic recovery.
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planner

(ˈplænə)
n
1. a person who makes plans, esp for the development of a town, building, etc
2. a chart for recording future appointments, tasks, goals, etc
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.planner - a person who makes plansplanner - a person who makes plans    
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
intriguer, designer - a person who devises plots or intrigues; "he is believed to be the principal designer of the terrorist bombing attack"
maneuverer, manoeuvrer - a person skilled in maneuvering
plotter, schemer - a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
strategian, strategist - an expert in strategy (especially in warfare)
tactician - a person who is skilled at planning tactics
2.planner - a notebook for recording appointments and things to be done, etc.
notebook computer, notebook - a small compact portable computer
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
مُخَطِّط، مُصَمِّم
-kaprojektant
planlægger
skipuleggjandi
projektant
plâncı

planner

[ˈplænəʳ] Nplanificador(a) m/f
see also town
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

planner

[ˈplænər] n
(gen) (= person) → planificateur/trice m/f
(also town planner) → urbaniste m/f
(= chart) → planning m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

planner

nPlaner(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

planner

[ˈplænəʳ] n (Econ) → pianificatore/trice (Industry) → progettista m/f (also forward planner) → calendario
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

plan

(plan) noun
1. an idea of how to do something; a method of doing something. If everyone follows this plan, we will succeed; I have worked out a plan for making a lot of money.
2. an intention or arrangement. My plan is to rob a bank and leave the country quickly; What are your plans for tomorrow?
3. a drawing, diagram etc showing a building, town etc as if seen from above. These are the plans of/for our new house; a street-plan.
verbpast tense, past participle planned
1. (sometimes with on) to intend (to do something). We are planning on going to Italy this year; We were planning to go last year but we hadn't enough money; They are planning a trip to Italy.
2. to decide how something is to be done; to arrange (something). We are planning a party; We'll have to plan very carefully if we are to succeed.
3. to design (a building, town etc). This is the architect who planned the building.
ˈplanner noun
a person who plans (especially buildings etc). a town-planner.
ˈplanning noun
the act of planning. town-planning.
go according to plan
to happen as arranged or intended. The journey went according to plan.
plan ahead
to plan something a long time before it will happen etc.
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In early 2011 Sandra became a Discharge Planner at Campbelltown Hospital.
Regardless, to maximize the potential of ensuing retail sales, hospital staff such as the discharge planner should be included in staff education efforts.
To further facilitate the transition from the mental health services an inmate received in jail to those provided in the community, the discharge planner also provided 10-ride bus tickets.
One morning you're visiting her and the discharge planner says, 'great news, your mom's going to be discharged by two pm today.' You have a choice, you can have her discharged anywhere you want, but you have no idea what to do."
"It would make more sense to put this effort into revving up the discharge planner function to be really useful to patients and to be accountable for making sure they get a checkup in a very short time," argues Bagley.
In the early days, parents may also meet a discharge planner, a dietician, a lactation educator and a specialist in pediatric occupational therapy.
needs to initiate pumping of breastmilk, and meet with the discharge planner to coordinate her discharge and a flight to the medical facility to be with her twins.
Another less-studied dimension is the receipt of services not planned by the discharge planner, yet received by the patient.
When a discharge planner suggested that a patient could move to a lower level of care, the admitting physician would evaluate whether this was a reasonable course of action.
staff including doctors, nurses, the discharge planner, the infant development specialist, and a medical social worker.
These duties may or may not include functions such as utilization reviewer, case facilitator, quality manager, discharge planner, and home health care liaison.
The discharge planner can help you arrange for a visiting nurse, hospital equipment, meals-on-wheels, or other services.

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