Definition of Plot

1. Noun. A secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal). "I saw through his little game from the start"

Exact synonyms: Game, Secret Plan
Generic synonyms: Scheme, Strategy
Specialized synonyms: Counterplan, Counterplot, Intrigue, Machination, Cabal, Conspiracy



2. Verb. Plan secretly, usually something illegal. "They plot to move "; "They plotted the overthrow of the government"
Generic synonyms: Plan
Specialized synonyms: Cabal, Complot, Conjure, Conspire, Machinate, Counterplot, Connive, Intrigue, Scheme
Derivative terms: Plotter

3. Noun. A small area of ground covered by specific vegetation. "A briar patch"
Exact synonyms: Patch, Plot Of Ground, Plot Of Land
Specialized synonyms: Bed, Garden
Generic synonyms: Parcel, Parcel Of Land, Piece Of Ground, Piece Of Land, Tract

4. Verb. Make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed.
Exact synonyms: Diagram
Generic synonyms: Draw
Specialized synonyms: Graph
Derivative terms: Diagram, Diagramming, Plotter, Plotter

5. Noun. The story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.. "The characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"
Generic synonyms: Story
Specialized synonyms: Action, Plot Line, Storyline

6. Verb. Make a plat of. "Plat the town"
Exact synonyms: Plat
Generic synonyms: Map

7. Noun. A chart or map showing the movements or progress of an object.
Generic synonyms: Chart

8. Verb. Devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet). "The writer is plotting a new novel"
Generic synonyms: Contrive, Design, Plan, Project

Definition of Plot

1. n. A small extent of ground; a plat; as, a garden plot.

2. v. t. To make a plot, map, pr plan, of; to mark the position of on a plan; to delineate.

3. n. Any scheme, stratagem, secret design, or plan, of a complicated nature, adapted to the accomplishment of some purpose, usually a treacherous and mischievous one; a conspiracy; an intrigue; as, the Rye-house Plot.

4. v. i. To form a scheme of mischief against another, especially against a government or those who administer it; to conspire.

5. v. t. To plan; to scheme; to devise; to contrive secretly.

Definition of Plot

1. Noun. The general course of a story including significant events that determine its course or significant patterns of events. ¹

2. Noun. An area or land used for building on or planting on. ¹

3. Noun. A plan to commit a crime. ¹

4. Noun. A graph or diagram drawn by hand or produced by a mechanical or electronic device. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To conceive (a crime, etc). ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To trace out (a graph or diagram). ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To mark (a point on a graph, chart, etc). ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To conceive a crime, misdeed, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plot

1. to plan secretly [v PLOTTED, PLOTTING, PLOTS]

Medical Definition of Plot

1. 1. A small extent of ground; a plat; as, a garden plot. 2. A plantation laid out. 3. A plan or draught of a field, farm, estate, etc, drawn to a scale. Origin: AS. Plot; cf. Goth. Plats a patch. Cf. Plat a piece of ground. 1. Any scheme, stratagem, secret design, or plan, of a complicated nature, adapted to the accomplishment of some purpose, usually a treacherous and mischievous one; a conspiracy; an intrigue; as, the Rye-house Plot. "I have overheard a plot of death." (Shak) "O, think what anxious moments pass between The birth of plots and their last fatal periods!" (Addison) 2. A share in such a plot or scheme; a participation in any stratagem or conspiracy. "And when Christ saith. Who marries the divorced commits adultery, it is to be understood, if he had any plot in the divorce." (Milton) 3. Contrivance; deep reach thought; ability to plot or intrigue. "A man of much plot." 4. A plan; a purpose. "No other plot in their religion but serve Got and save their souls." 5. In fiction, the story of a play, novel, romance, or poem, comprising a complication of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means. "If the plot or intrigue must be natural, and such as springs from the subject, then the winding up of the plot must be a probable consequence of all that went before." (Pope) Synonym: Intrigue, stratagem, conspiracy, cabal, combination, contrivance. Origin: Abbrev. From complot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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