Definitions for plot

Definitions for (noun) plot

Main entry: plot, game, secret plan

Definition: a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)

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

Main entry: plot

Definition: the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.

Usage: the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal

Main entry: plot

Definition: a chart or map showing the movements or progress of an object

Main entry: patch, plot, plot of ground, plot of land

Definition: a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation

Usage: a bean plot; a cabbage patch; a briar patch

Definitions for (verb) plot

Main entry: plot

Definition: plan secretly, usually something illegal

Usage: They plotted the overthrow of the government

Main entry: plat, plot

Definition: make a plat of

Usage: Plat the town

Main entry: plot

Definition: devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet)

Usage: the writer is plotting a new novel

Main entry: diagram, plot

Definition: make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed

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