plan for

plan for someone

to prepare enough [of something] for someone. Fred just called and said he can show up for dinner after all. Please plan for him. Tony wasn't planned for, and there is no place for him to sit.
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plan for something

1. to prepare for something. I need to take some time and plan for my retirement. We carefully planned for almost every possibility.
2. to prepare or estimate for a certain number [of people or things]. I am planning for twelve. I hope everyone can come.
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plan for

To prepare for something: Many people don't plan for retirement and then find that they haven't saved enough money.
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References in classic literature ?
What plan for the regulation of the militia may be pursued by the national government, is impossible to be foreseen.
Do you know, Lovegood was telling me yesterday that you had the best notion in the world of a plan for cottages--quite wonderful for a young lady, he thought.
He constructs a definite plan for the betterment of that particular family out of the resources that they have.
Washington has won the gratitude of all thoughtful Southern white men, is to say that he has worked with the highest practical wisdom at a large constructive task; for no plan for the up-building of the freedman could succeed that ran counter to Southern opinion.
Perry thought we had best not tell him too much, and so I only explained that I had a plan for escape.
With the enactment of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, one thing is certain--companies are more focused on identifying the right retirement plan for their employees.
During its examination of the plan for the 2000 plan year, the IRS discovered the contributions allocated to the accounts of three participants exceeded the maximum limitation.
Hardship withdrawals also are trouble-some, usually because of the often overlooked requirement that an employee who takes a withdrawal to pay medical bills or purchase a principal residence, for example, must cease deferring income through the plan for six months.
Her solution to move to a consumer-driven health plan for her 13 employees not only is helping the company cut costs, but offering much more than she bargained for--employees who are satisfied with their benefit plan, are understanding the true cost of health-care products and services, and have a financial stake in their health care.
Law enforcement administrators know that they should plan for future events or assignments.
Here's how to set up an employee investment plan for your company
The IRS has taken the position in some cases that, where the operation of a plan in a particular year fails to comply with certain of the Code's qualification requirements, the defect results in disqualification of the plan for all years thereafter until corrected.
But tax law changes have steadily restricted the benefits that can be offered to middle- and senior-level executives through these plans, thus hampering the ability of executives to plan for retirement.
A Charter 197-a plan (a "Plan") may take the form of a comprehensive or master plan for a neighborhood, community district, borough or other broad geographic area, which covers housing, industry, commercial activity, transportation, land use, open space, community facilities and the infrastructure.
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