Synonyms for (noun) plant

Synonyms: flora, plant, plant life

Definition: (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently


Synonyms: plant, works, industrial plant

Definition: buildings for carrying on industrial labor

Usage: they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles

Similar words: building complex, complex

Definition: a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures


Synonyms: plant

Definition: something planted secretly for discovery by another

Usage: the police used a plant to trick the thieves; he claimed that the evidence against him was a plant

Similar words: stratagem, contrivance, dodge

Definition: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

Usage: his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track


Synonyms: plant

Definition: an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience

Similar words: actor, histrion, role player, thespian, player

Definition: a theatrical performer

Synonyms for (verb) plant

Synonyms: implant, plant

Definition: put firmly in the mind

Usage: Plant a thought in the students' minds

Similar words: put across, pass, pass along, pass on, communicate

Definition: transmit information

Usage: Please communicate this message to all employees; pass along the good news


Synonyms: plant

Definition: place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive

Usage: Plant a spy in Moscow; plant bugs in the dissident's apartment

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: imbed, implant, plant, embed, engraft

Definition: fix or set securely or deeply

Usage: He planted a knee in the back of his opponent; The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

Similar words: enter, infix, insert, introduce

Definition: put or introduce into something

Usage: insert a picture into the text


Synonyms: set, plant

Definition: put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

Usage: Let's plant flowers in the garden

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: plant, establish, found, constitute, institute

Definition: set up or lay the groundwork for

Usage: establish a new department

Similar words: initiate, pioneer

Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants


Synonyms: plant

Definition: place into a river

Usage: plant fish

Similar words: stock

Definition: provide or furnish with a stock of something

Usage: stock the larder with meat