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Definitions and Synonyms of planting | Another word for planting | What is planting?

Definition 1: the act of fixing firmly in place - [noun denoting act]

Samples where planting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway

(planting is a kind of ...) the act of putting something in a certain place

Definition 2: putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow - [noun denoting act]

Samples where planting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the planting of corn is hard work

(planting is a kind of ...) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

(... is a kind of planting ) the act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)

Definition 3: a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a particular area - [noun denoting group]

Samples where planting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner

(planting is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

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