a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends <the Secret Service uncovered just in time a plot to assassinate the President> Related Words counterconspiracy
; ground plan
a small area of usually open land <grew vegetables in a little plot> Related Words common
(s), croft [chiefly British]
a small piece of land that is developed or available for development <subdivided the old farm into plots for tract houses>
the unfolding of events in a dramatic or literary work <wrote novels in which the plot was always subordinate to the characterizations>
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up plot[noun]? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).