plot


plot

noun

Definition of PLOT

1
a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends <the Secret Service uncovered just in time a plot to assassinate the President>
2
a small area of usually open land <grew vegetables in a little plot>
Related Words common(s), croft [chiefly British]; grass, green, greensward, lawn; glade, grassland, heath, heathland, lea (or ley), meadow, moor, pasture, pastureland
3
a small piece of land that is developed or available for development <subdivided the old farm into plots for tract houses>
4
the unfolding of events in a dramatic or literary work <wrote novels in which the plot was always subordinate to the characterizations>
Synonyms plot, story, story line

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