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Definition of plot:

  1. A plan or draught of a field, farm, estate, etc., drawn to a scale.
  2. A plan; a purpose.
  3. A plantation laid out.
  4. A share in such a plot or scheme; a participation in any stratagem or conspiracy.
  5. A small extent of ground; a plat; as, a garden plot.
  6. 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.
  7. Contrivance; deep reach of thought; ability to plot or intrigue.
  8. In fiction, the story of a play, novel, romance, or poem, comprising a complication of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means.
  9. To contrive a plan or stratagem; to scheme.
  10. To form a scheme of mischief against another, especially against a government or those who administer it; to conspire.
  11. To make a plot, map, pr plan, of; to mark the position of on a plan; to delineate.
  12. To plan; to scheme; to devise; to contrive secretly.


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