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plot

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of plot

  1. 1 a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends <the Secret Service uncovered just in time a plot to assassinate the President> Synonyms conspiracy, design, intrigue, machination, scheme Related Words counterconspiracy, counterplot; frame-up; manipulation, subterfuge, trickery; artifice, contrivance, cover-up, dodge, draft, maneuver, stratagem, trick; cabal, confederacy, ring; game, gimmick, racket; ground plan, program, strategy, system; collusion, complicity, connivance, conniving, conspiration

  2. 2 a small area of usually open land <grew vegetables in a little plot> Synonyms clearing, ground, lot, parcel, plat, field, tractRelated Words common(s), croft [chiefly British]; grass, green, greensward, lawn; glade, grassland, heath, heathland, lea (or ley), meadow, moor, pasture, pastureland

  3. 3 a small piece of land that is developed or available for development <subdivided the old farm into plots for tract houses> Synonyms parcel, plat, lot, property, tractRelated Words patch; frontage; lease; development; real estate

  4. 4 the unfolding of events in a dramatic or literary work <wrote novels in which the plot was always subordinate to the characterizations> Synonyms action, story, story lineRelated Words subplot; arc, development; design, outline, plan, scheme; argument, mythos, subject, theme




plot

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of plot

  1. to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends <mobsters were caught plotting to take over the company> Synonyms collude, compass, connive, conspire, contrive, intrigue, machinate, put up, scheme Related Words counterplot; brew, concoct, cook (up), devise, hatch; engineer, jockey, maneuver, manipulate; design, frame, lay out, map, plan, shape





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