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Definition 1: a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal) - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • they concocted a plot to discredit the governor
  • I saw through his little game from the start

Synonyms for plot in the sense of this definition

(plot is a kind of ...) an elaborate and systematic plan of action

(... is a kind of plot ) a plot intended to subvert another plot

(... is a kind of plot ) a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends

(... is a kind of plot ) a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)

Definition 2: the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc. - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal

(plot is a kind of ...) a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events

"he writes stories for the magazines"

(... is a kind of plot ) the series of events that form a plot

"his novels always have a lot of action"

(... is a kind of plot ) the plot of a book or play or film

Definition 3: a chart or graph showing the movements or progress of an object - [noun denoting communication]

(plot is a kind of ...) a visual display of information

Definition 4: a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation - [noun denoting location]

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

  • a bean plot
  • a cabbage patch
  • a briar patch

Synonyms for plot in the sense of this definition

(plot is a kind of ...) an extended area of land

(... is a kind of plot ) a plot of ground in which plants are growing

"the gardener planted a bed of roses"

(... is a kind of plot ) a plot of ground where plants are cultivated

Definition 5: plan secretly, usually something illegal - [verb of cognition]

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

  • They plotted the overthrow of the government

(plot is a kind of ...) make plans for something

"He is planning a trip with his family"

(... is a kind of plot ) engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

"They conspired to overthrow the government"

(... is a kind of plot ) make a plot in response to another plot

(... is a kind of plot ) form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

Definition 6: make a plat of - [verb of cognition]

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

  • Plat the town

Synonyms for plot in the sense of this definition

(plot is a kind of ...) make a map of; show or establish the features of details of

"map the surface of Venus"

Definition 7: make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for plot in the sense of this definition

(plot is a kind of ...) represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface

"She drew an elephant" "Draw me a horse"

(... is a kind of plot ) plot upon a graph

Definition 8: devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet) - [verb of creation]

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

  • the writer is plotting a new novel

(plot is a kind of ...) make or work out a plan for; devise

"They contrived to murder their boss" "design a new sales strategy" "plan an attack"

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