What is the opposite of plan?

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Noun
Opposite of a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“I had to rely on improvisation as I was given very little to work with during my presentation.”
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Opposite of an aim or goal that one sets out to achieve
“The pointlessness of this endeavor is echoed by the lack of reward for such an arduous effort.”
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Opposite of a means of attaining an end, especially one that is convenient but possibly improper or immoral
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Opposite of a plan or drawing of the function or workings of something to be produced
“Please tell me how I can use what looks like just a bunch of scribble on a piece of paper.”
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Opposite of an ambition or something that one hopes to achieve
“His father viewed the main problem in terms of financial strain on the family budget caused by his own unambition.”
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Opposite of a systematic plan to achieve a goal or objective
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Opposite of a strategy or a well thought out consideration
“That last mistake has certainly cost us dearly.”
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Opposite of intention or purpose
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Opposite of that which is intended, such as an aim or a goal
“Even implied destiny is constantly thwarted, as the accidentalness of life continually interrupts the possibility of a shared and meaningful future.”
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Opposite of a plan made in secret achieve a particular aim or goal, typically nefarious in nature
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Opposite of a plan or suggestion, especially a formal or written one, put forward for consideration by others
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Opposite of a goal or purpose
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Opposite of an aim, intention or purpose
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Opposite of a method or procedure for achieving something
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Opposite of a hope or ambition of achieving something
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Opposite of a course of action or a policy
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Opposite of a passionate aspiration or ambition
“He had an aversion to thoughts of having to stay in his hometown for the rest of his life.”
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Opposite of a method in which to do something
“Our idleness has led to decreased productivity.”
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Opposite of a preliminary outline for a plan
“In the final version of the script, the tenor of the argument between the heads is slightly different.”
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Opposite of a line, or set of lines, enclosing or indicating the shape of an object in a sketch or diagram
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Opposite of a brief summary, as of a book or a presentation
“I can't wait to dive into the details of this report.”
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Opposite of a notion, idea, or plan
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Opposite of something which is likely to lead to a particular outcome
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Opposite of the action of providing or supplying something for use
Verb
Opposite of to prepare something in advance
“The coach was out of ideas and it was now up the players to get creative and improvise.”
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Opposite of to have an intention to do something
“Do not ignore your duties again or you will be severely reprimanded.”
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Opposite of to design, create, or build
“After a startling revelation about Leia's identity, the intrepid group set about to finally destroy the Deathstar.”
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Opposite of to have intentions for a given outcome
“It would chance that Cersei and Jaime would have children, though it may not necessarily have been their intention to do so.”
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Opposite of to carry out a plan with a specific purpose in mind
“The developers would abandon the new update after it received a poor reception from the public.”
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Opposite of to plan the look and function of a product by making a detailed drawing of it
“This is not the time and place to extemporize, because they will see right through our lack of planning.”
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Opposite of to make arrangements or preparations for
“This last-minute call-up is going to ruin all my plans for the weekend.”
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Opposite of to obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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Opposite of organize; cause to happen
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Opposite of to prepare or plan in advance
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Opposite of to plan one's time
“If you have to cancel your booking, please do so at least 24 hours before the designated date.”
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Opposite of to produce a rough outline or sketch of something, such as a plan or diagram
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Opposite of to furnish with, or cause to be present
“Our landlord will withhold the furniture for our new apartment.”
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Opposite of to design or plan
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Opposite of to organize in a particular way
“It was his intention to disorganize everything that had been kept in the most orderly fashion.”
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Opposite of to schedule an event or action
“We will have to cancel our meeting that was scheduled after our lunch break.”
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Opposite of to make or get ready
“Is it possible for you to rearrange your schedule so that you can perform most of your specific tasks at the time of day that you are most energized?”
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Opposite of to reach a decision or recommendation
“Over the next year, he would dither back and forth over his relationship with Peggy while the affair wound down.”
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(idiomatic) Opposite of to invent, create, or think of
“We would miss many great opportunities as we were not paying attention.”
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