lay down a plan
index devise (invent), prearrange

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • lay down a marker — put/lay/set down a/your marker (for sth) ► to show clearly what your opinion or position about something is, and how you plan to act in the future: »By entering into this partnership, the company has put down a clear marker for the future. »Now… …   Financial and business terms

  • lay down a marker for sth — put/lay/set down a/your marker (for sth) ► to show clearly what your opinion or position about something is, and how you plan to act in the future: »By entering into this partnership, the company has put down a clear marker for the future. »Now… …   Financial and business terms

  • lay down your marker — put/lay/set down a/your marker (for sth) ► to show clearly what your opinion or position about something is, and how you plan to act in the future: »By entering into this partnership, the company has put down a clear marker for the future. »Now… …   Financial and business terms

  • lay down your marker for sth — put/lay/set down a/your marker (for sth) ► to show clearly what your opinion or position about something is, and how you plan to act in the future: »By entering into this partnership, the company has put down a clear marker for the future. »Now… …   Financial and business terms

  • To lay down — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plan — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Plan >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 plan plan scheme design project Sgm: N 1 proposal proposal proposition suggestion Sgm: N 1 resolution resolution motion Sgm: N 1 precaution …   English dictionary for students

  • plan — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Formulated scheme for getting something done Nouns 1. plan, scheme, design, project, undertaking; aim, intention; proposal, proposition, suggestion; resolution, resolve, motion; precaution, provision,… …   English dictionary for students

  • lay — lay1 [lā] vt. laid, laying [ME leyen, new formation < 3d pers. sing. of earlier leggen < OE lecgan, lit., to make lie (akin to Goth lagjan, Ger legen) < pt. base of OE licgan, to LIE1] 1. to cause to come down or fall with force; knock… …   English World dictionary

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