V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. something used as a guide for building or doing something else; 2. a detailed plan

Synonyms: draft, design, plan, diagram, reference, guide


Tips: The most common and technical usage of the word blueprint is that of a blueprint for a building, which is a technical print of a drawing, with white lines printed on a blue background. The word has also taken on the more general meaning of "a plan." The word blueprint can also be used as a verb, "to plan."

Usage Examples:

I'll need to take a look at the blueprint again, to make sure we're not violating any building codes. (draft, plan)

Our goal for this meeting was to formulate a marketing blueprint for all of our divisions to follow. (plan, guide)

The President's blueprint for healthcare reform won't be put into effect for another five years. (plan)

My landscape designer has to refine the blueprint for our garden design before his team gets started on the work. (draft, design)

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