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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.

Synonyms:

conservation area, the credits, get ideas, gravestone, eyepatch, comic relief, plat, headstone, content, dapple, secret plan, cartography, while, grid, piece, patch, hatch, backstory, progress, bandage, action, acreage, border, conservancy, ground, boundary, scribble, dine out on, be in league with someone, aside, enactment, grave, graveyard, clearing, land, plot of land, check, fleck, corridor, star, development, spot, agreement, tactic, spin, globe, planning, stamp, weave, suspense, planned, unfolding, churchyard, enclosure, dolmen, temporary hookup, collude, relate, arrangements, plot of ground, burial ground, diagram, underline, words, ad-lib, underscore, highlight, grid reference, mark, property, cross out, contour, darn, strategy, preparation, spell, claim, dry land, narrate, maculation, happen, cemetery, collusion, story line, belt, retell, biz, outline, mythologize, connive, connivance, graveside, movement, climax, atlas, storyteller, barrow, mend, act, speckle, conspire, swap stories, denouement.

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