plat

verb (1)
\ ˈplat How to pronounce plat (audio) \
platted; platting

Definition of plat

 (Entry 1 of 5)

plat

noun (1)

Definition of plat (Entry 2 of 5)

: plait

plat

noun (2)

Definition of plat (Entry 3 of 5)

1 : a small piece of ground (such as a lot or quadrat) : plot
2 : a plan, map, or chart of a piece of land with actual or proposed features (such as lots) also : the land represented

plat

verb (2)
platted; platting

Definition of plat (Entry 4 of 5)

transitive verb

: to make a plat of

Definition of plat (Entry 5 of 5)

First Known Use of plat

Verb (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb (2)

1589, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for plat

Verb (1)

Middle English, alteration of plaiten

Noun (2)

Middle English, probably alteration of plot

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“Plat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plat. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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plat

noun
\ ˈplat \

Legal Definition of plat

: a plan, map, or chart of a piece of land with present or proposed features (as lots) also : the land represented

History and Etymology for plat

probably alteration of plot

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