Putting a pistol in my minivan never moved passed the planning stage.
In fact, a senior courtier tells the Royalist that the China idea never even reached the planning stage.
Already in the planning stage, Romney showed he does not know how to be a perfect stranger.
Part II is concerned with the solution of the problems encountered during the planning stage.
The solution of the basic problem in the first step, and of its corollary in the second step, completes the planning stage.
On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to planning stage, such as: drafting board, square one, and start.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.