chart out


1. establish or lay out how something will happen






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chart out a course/plan

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To chart out is a phrasal verb meaning to outline a plan for something. When you chart something out you lay out a plan or course of action which you intend to follow.

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  1. The doctor charted out a treatment plan for John after his injury.
  2. I met with my teacher and parents to chart out a course for my future once I leave school.

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  1. Before work on the project began, the leader met with her team to chart out a plan of action and assign individual roles.
  2. Robert was assigned the task of charting out a course for the company that will bring it in line with market leaders.

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