Definition of PLANNING

  1. (noun)an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action
  2. (noun)the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise
  3. (noun)the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening
  4. (verb)have the will and intention to carry out some action
  5. (verb)make plans for something
  6. (verb)make or work out a plan for; devise
  7. (verb)make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form