mean vs plan

plan vs mean

mean and plan both are nouns.

mean is an adjective but plan is not an adjective.

mean and plan both are verbs.

As verbs, plan is a hyponym of mean; that is, plan is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than mean:
  • mean: have in mind as a purpose
  • plan: have the will and intention to carry out some action
Other hyponyms of mean include design, be after, propose, purport, purpose, aim.
mean (noun) plan (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
an arrangement scheme
scale drawing of a structure
mean (adjective) plan (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) plan (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey have the will and intention to carry out some action
have as a logical consequence make plans for something
denote or connote make or work out a plan for; devise
have in mind as a purpose make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose
Difference between mean and plan

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